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Texas Supreme Court upholds decision on sovereign immunity in contract breach case

By Laura Halleman | Mar 31, 2017

In 1992, the Engelman Irrigation District was sued by Shields Bros. Inc. Shields alleged Engelman had broken a contract for water delivery to them. Shields relied on Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. v

AG accuses Schwarzenegger of 'bait-and-switch' on furloughs

By Legal News Line | Feb 9, 2009

Brown SACRAMENTO, Calif.With the state Legislature deadlocked over a budget revision, the state's finances are long past the crisis state. Gov

Texas AG sues Rodeway inn franchise for price gouging

By Chris Rizo | Feb 10, 2009

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office Tuesday said it has charged the owners of a Rodeway Inn franchise with price gouging.com

Forbes: Stockton most 'miserable' city

By Legal News Line | Feb 11, 2009

Brown STOCKTON, Calif.No, not Detroit, home of the troubled autoworkers and the even more troubled 0-16 Lions. No, not even his own hometown Oakland, Calif.

Palin could battle state Supreme Court picks

By Legal News Line | Feb 12, 2009

Sarah Palin (R) JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline) -- Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has a month and a half to choose the next member of Alaska's State Supreme Court.3 and 4..

Arkansas SC says charitable hospitals can be sued retroactively

By Chris Rizo | Feb 13, 2009

Robert Brown LITTLE ROCK, Ark.The high court's decision reinstates a claim in a lawsuit filed in March 2007 against St. Joseph's," the ruling said. Joseph's.com

AG announces restitution program for foreclosure victims

By Chris Rizo | Feb 13, 2009

The restitution funds will be available to Countrywide customers who lost their homes to foreclosure or who had fallen far behind on payments as of Oct. 6, Attorney General Greg Abbott said.com

Iowa Senate passes pay equity bill

By Chris Rizo | Feb 17, 2009

The legislation cleared the state Senate on Monday on a party-line vote, with Republicans opposing the measure. The law would only apply to businesses with four or more employees.S.S.com

AG wins price gouging lawsuit against Pharmacia Corp.

By Chris Rizo | Feb 17, 2009

J.B. Van Hollen (R) MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline)-Drug maker Pharmacia Corp.B. Van Hollen said Tuesday.The Republican attorney general said the Peapack, N.J.com

Plaintiffs want $131M in landmark Fla. tobacco case

By John O'Brien | Feb 17, 2009

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.It is the first of thousands of suits brought on behalf of those who died or suffered from a tobacco-related illness before Nov. 21, 1996."Mr.com

Federal Court: Wisconsin judges can engage in political speech

By Chris Rizo | Feb 19, 2009

Barbara Crabb MILWAUKEE, Wis.A Milwaukee judge challenged Wisconsin Judicial Commission rules banning jurists from political involvement.Chief U.S.S.B.com

Colo. AG hails charter school ruling

By Chris Rizo | Feb 20, 2009

John Suthers (R) DENVER, Colo."We are relieved that the court of appeals, like the trial court, agreed that they may continue to do so," he added.com

Assembly Majority Leader to run for AG in 2010

By Legal News Line | Feb 20, 2009

Alberto Torrico (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif."Brown served two terms as governor from 1975 to 1983, but unlike Republican Gov. He is married and his two children.

Calif. video game law ruled unconstitutional

By Legal News Line | Feb 20, 2009

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - The 9th U.S. The court unanimously ruled that state labeling requirements unfairly judges what constitutes a violent game, Reuters reported."State Sen..

Michigan Chamber hails AG's opinion on coal plants

By Chris Rizo | Feb 23, 2009

Mike Cox (R) LANSING, Mich.In a formal opinion issued Friday, Cox said Democratic Gov."Governors can sign bills into law, but they cannot write them.com

Ohio sexual harassment settlement finalized

By John O'Brien | Feb 24, 2009

Cindy Stankoski and Vanessa Stout will each received $247,500 as a result. The alleged harassment took place when Democrat Marc Dann, who resigned in May, was in office.com

Koster sues over planned Missouri River water diversion

By Chris Rizo | Feb 25, 2009

Chris Koster (D) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has sued the U.S.The U.S.The attorney general filed the lawsuit in U.S.S.S

California AG declares air pollution victory

By Legal News Line | Feb 25, 2009

Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif."This dangerous air pollution causes thousands of premature deaths each year," Brown said.Today, the D.C."The U.S."

General Reinsurance to pay $72M to Ohio

By John O'Brien | Feb 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - General Reinsurance Corp. is paying $72 million to settle allegations brought by the State of Ohio, new Attorney General Richard Cordray announced Wednesday. 2008

Mims tapped as Virginia's new AG

By John O'Brien | Feb 26, 2009

Mims RICHMOND, Va.Legislators selected Bill Mims to fill out McDonnell's term, which expires in January.S. Attorney."Mims was also chief of staff to U.S. Rep.com

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