News from April 2007

Justices hear city's smoking ban breaches constitution, state law

By Legal News Line | Apr 30, 2007

Justice Carol Beier TOPEKA -- A Lawrence nightclub owner's challenge to the city's three-year-old smoking ban is now before the Kansas Supreme Court.

AG Rabner pleased with farmland ruling

By John O'Brien | Apr 30, 2007

Rabner TRENTON, N.J. - The State of New Jersey may maintain its strong authority over the purchasing of farmland as a result of a Monday ruling in an appellate court.

Lynch makes demands from airport organization

By John O'Brien | Apr 30, 2007

Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Though it is unclear what will happen if it doesn't comply, the Rhode Island Airport Corp. has until Friday to provide Attorney General Patrick Lynch with an air quality-monitoring plan.

Pair of Ohio tort reform hearings tomorrow

By John O'Brien | Apr 30, 2007

COLUMBUS - May 1 may be an important -- and crowded -- day in the Ohio Supreme Court.

Exxon will pay $2 mil to New Hampshire

By John O'Brien | Apr 30, 2007

Ayotte CONCORD, N.H. - ExxonMobil and New Hampshire Attorney Kelly Ayotte recently decided the company will repay more than $2 million it received from the state.

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