Cobb MOBILE, Ala. - Sue Bell Cobb took the oath office Tuesday, becoming Alabama's first female Supreme Court chief justice in the court's history.
Miller DES MOINES - Iowa's Tom Miller is the latest state attorney general in recent weeks to swing the sword at his state's so-called "lottery scammers."
Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio - New Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says an Ohio court ruled properly in a case against the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation and will not appeal, possibly leading to increased injury benefits for workers hurt on jobs they obtained through welfare.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson (center) ST. PAUL -- Incoming Attorney General Lori Swanson knows that a lawsuit on behalf of ripped-off old people is a slam-dunk. So she's filed one.
Utah Supreme Court building SALT LAKE CITY – A golden rule when filing a lawsuit would surely be not to insult the judiciary in the process. Petitioners in a case ruled on Friday in the Utah Supreme Court have yet to figure this one out.
McGraw CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear an appeal of an order involving the use of private counsel as Special Assistant Attorneys General.
Rabner WASHINGTON, D.C. - The leader of a 16-state group demanding the Environmental Protection Agency become tougher on mercury-emitting power plants, New Jersey Attorney General Stuart Rabner recently filed a new brief in his lawsuit contending the EPA violated the Clean Air Act.
Jim Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Still in the middle of his own settlement talks with State Farm Insurance Co., Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said he wasn't surprised by Thursday's verdict and Friday's punitive damages amount in a federal lawsuit against the insurance company, which he then referred to as a "robber baron."
Arkansas Supreme Court LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a decision of the Benton County Circuit Court that reduced a Wal-Mart financial obligation by $10,437.02. Wal-Mart's headquarters are located in Benton County.
NEW YORK - The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Michigan were the last to put their names on a multi-state settlement with Zurich American Insurance Co.
So far, California Attorney General Jerry Brown has claimed the most of any other of the 46 state attorneys general participating in a $55.4 million settlement against a tobacco company.
Cox LANSING, Mich. - Two proposed rate increases recently were denied by Michigan's Public Service Commission, and Attorney General Mike Cox couldn't be happier.
McGraw CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw is reminding small businesses and consumers that they can still submit claims against YP Corp., a company with which McGraw and 33 other attorneys general recently settled.
Rob McKenna OLYMPIA -- Washington Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna made his first big splash in the other "Washington" yesterday. State observers say it is unlikely to be his last.
Hardin NEW ORLEANS - Judicial candidates need to be more worried about showing an aptitude for the law and less concerned with weighing in on hot-button issues, according to the head of Louisiana's Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee.
Corbett HARRISBURG, Pa. - Having put his seal of approval on a law attempting to cut mercury pollution by 90 percent, Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett will now sit back and watch the fallout.
Carter INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A Democratic legislator has asked Indianapolis Attorney General Steve Carter to refuse a $1.16 billion contract that will partly privatize state welfare programs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann on Monday commended new Gov. Ted Strickland's veto of a bill that would have limited lawsuits against lead-pigment manufacturers.
Hood GULFPORT, Miss. - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and State Farm Insurance Company are reportedly close to agreeing on a settlement that will end hundreds of lawsuits.
Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Wolff. JEFFERSON CITY -- Missouri must review its judicial evaluation system and the way it assesses judges' workloads, the chief justice of Missouri's Supreme Court told state lawmakers today.