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Career Education settlement with 48 states includes more than $400 million in student debt relief

By Marian Johns | Jan 7, 2019

PHOENIX — A company that operated for-profit schools across the United States has reached a settlement with 48 states and the District of Columbia that will provide more than $400 million in student debt relief for students who were allegedly deceived by the company's false claims.

Alabama attorney general lauds EPA's new 'Waters of the United States' rule

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

MONTGOMERY — A recently enacted Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) water rule by the Trump administration is receiving praise from Alabama's Attorney General Steve Marshall who says the rule will "define" the Clean Water Act.

Alabama joins multistate attorneys general coalition targeting illegal robocalls

By Marian Johns | Dec 11, 2018

MONTGOMERY — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has joined a 39-state coalition working with telecom companies in an effort to examine their most recent technology designed to stop illegal robocalls.

Encore Capital to pay $6 million to resolve alleged unfair debt collecting

By Marian Johns | Dec 11, 2018

MONTGOMERY — Alabama, along with 36 other states and the District of Columbia, has agreed to a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries regarding the companies' debt buying and collecting actions.

Alabama AG applauds Supreme Court ruling relating to federal government's 'critical habitat' land designation

By Marian Johns | Nov 30, 2018

MONTGOMERY — The U.S. Supreme Court's recent 8-0 decision in Weyerhaeuser Company v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is being called by Alabama's Attorney General as a victory in the state's effort to stop federal government overreach in land management.

ALABAMA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Steve Marshall announces court of Criminal Appeals upholds Etowah County Murder Conviction

By Press release submission | Jul 21, 2018

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the convictions of William Dangelo McKinney for murder and for domestic violence by strangulation.

Colonial Pipeline reaches agreement with Alabama for 2016 equipment ruptures

By Marian Johns | Mar 20, 2018

MONTGOMERY — Colonial Pipeline has entered into an agreement with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall to resolve allegations involving the company's 2016 gasoline pipeline ruptures and releases.

Coalition of AGs opposes colleagues' stance on Remington rifles settlement

By Mark Iandolo | Sep 8, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Aug. 29 that he is leading an 11-state coalition in an amicus brief opposing firearms regulations.

Attorney general's case against Alabama State University is closed

By Mark Iandolo | May 11, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Acting Alabama Attorney General Chris McCool announced May 2 that the case of alleged wrongdoing at Alabama State University (ASU) has been closed.

Alabama backs Supreme Court's decision to uphold state's PAC-to-PAC transfer ban

By Mark Iandolo | May 3, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced April 25 that he supports the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reject a challenge to Alabama’s PAC-to-PAC transfer ban.

Alabama attorney general urges consumers affected by Provigil settlement to file claims

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 25, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall announced April 18 that he is urging consumers to file claims related to the state’s settlement with the makers of the drug Provigil by June 25.

Alabama federal court dismisses CSX's lawsuit over diesel fuel sales taxes

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 5, 2017

Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall and Revenue Commissioner Julie P. Magee recently announced that a federal court has dismissed CSX Transportation’s lawsuit against the state, which had challenged Alabama’s 4 percent sales tax to CSX’s purchase of diesel fuel.

Ala. court backs state AG in case against MOWA band of Choctaw Native Americans

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 31, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Jan. 13 that the Mobile County Circuit Court has ruled in favor of the state in a case against the MOWA band of Choctaw Native Americans (Choctaw Entertainment Center) in Mount Vernon.

Alabama Supreme Court rules electronic bingo is illegal in state

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 10, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Dec. 23 that the Alabama Supreme Court ruled for the second time this year that electronic bingo is illegal in the state.

Alabama attorney general, colleagues back Sessions for U.S. attorney general

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange joined 24 other state attorneys general Dec. 16 in supporting Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) as U.S. attorney general. The attorneys general urged the Senate Judiciary Committee’s leadership to confirm the nomination.  

Plumbing 911 in Alabama settles for $250,000 after allegations of violating state law

By Mark Iandolo | Dec 20, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Dec. 13 that his office and the Alabama Plumbers and Gasfitters Examining Board have settled with Plumbing 911 Inc. of Moody and its owner and president, Tony C. Gowins of Talladega.

13 states back flower shop owner who allegedly declined service to same-sex couple

By Mark Iandolo | Oct 20, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced Alabama has joined a 13-state coalition to support the religious liberty of a flower shop owner in Washington state being sued for declining service for a same-sex wedding ceremony.

Alabama attorney general urges avoidance of subpoena powers against energy industries

By Legal News Line | Jun 23, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced he has led a 13-state coalition urging the nation's S. attorneys general not to use subpoena powers against energy industries during the climate change debate.

Alabama attorney general commends EPA decision to withdraw proposed emission rule

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange recently commented on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to withdraw its proposed emission rule that would have banned the usage of converted street vehicles for off-street racing.

Alabama attorney general deems daily fantasy sports sites illegal

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 9, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange released a statement announcing that sports betting sites are illegal according to state la

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