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Court will let Ariz. AG intervene in deluge of ADA cases

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) -- Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich has been given the green light by the Maricopa County Superior Court to intervene in a collection of state-level Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaints he labeled as systemic abuse of the judicial system.

Conn. decision reinstating employee not a 'free pass' to smoke pot on the job

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Firing a pot-smoking employee is not as cut-and-dry as it may seem, at least in Connecticut.

California Supreme Court rules retirement is the same as quitting when it comes to a final paycheck

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- A retiring employee is considered to be quitting, the California Supreme Court has ruled in McLean v. State of California.

Attorney: N.Y. AG's action against direct marketers to have ripple effect in industry

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Direct marketing companies are facing legal challenges over allegedly deceptive marketing practices in New York.

TCPA settlements continue to cost banks millions

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – From Bank of America to Wells Fargo, the banking industry has been rocked by multimillion-dollar lawsuits over the Telephone Customer Protection Act (TCPA).

Gasoline additives not covered by oil exemption for Mass. spill cleanups

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled in June that companies are responsible for the cleanup efforts of spills of leaded petroleum.

Attorney: EPA abuses privileges to avoid FOIA

An opinion piece published by Forbes recently accused the Environmental Protection Agency of continuing to operate under a veil of secrecy, evading Freedom of Information Act requests.

Red Stripe wins the right to call itself Jamaican

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - Reasonable consumers don’t think the beer Red Stripe is actually made in Jamaica, according to U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz.