Justice Linda Copple Trout BOISE -- Two women are among the final four candidates to take the seat on the Idaho Supreme Court left vacant by the August retirement of Linda Copple-Trout, who was the first woman on the state's highest court when she was appointed by former Gov. Cecil Andrus in 1992.
Blumenthal WASHINGTON, D.C. - Even though a group of state attorneys general recently alleged a 2002 settlement has done nothing to fix Microsoft's monopoly, six of them on Tuesday requested an extra five years be tacked on to the agreement.
RICHMOND - BlueHippo Funding, a company that has garnered attention from several state attorneys generals, lost its appeal in an appellate federal court Monday in a case brought on by a class of unhappy customers.
Jerry Brown SACRAMENTO -- California Attorney General Jerry Brown celebrated an out-of-state win for the Golden State's tough new vehicle-emissions standards by repeating a threat to sue the federal government.
ATRA President Sherman Joyce When state attorneys general hire outside counsel to pursue legal actions on behalf of their state, those contracts should be awarded through competitive bidding and every aspect of the contract should be available for public viewing on the Internet, according to a proposal announced today by the American Tort Reform Association.
E-mail messages from July show that a Republican candidate for Louisiana attorney general offered to lobby federal officials to oppose proposed cuts in Medicaid and Medicare payments in exchange for campaign contributions, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. - There are seven reasons the federal government is overmatched in its $4.1 million dispute with the State of West Virginia, the state's Department of Health and Human Resources recently said.
Cohen CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Radio stations across the state today are airing advertisements purchased by the state's legal watchdog group that criticize Attorney General Darrell McGraw's spending of the 2004 OxyContin settlement.
Theodore Boutrous SACRAMENTO -- A departing federal judge has booted California Attorney General Jerry Brown's public-nuisance lawsuit against the Big Six automakers over greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio - A federal court has ordered the spending of leftover funds from a settlement with several CD retailers, and Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann has given his state's share to seven orchestras.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Counsel for the three Rhode Island lead paint defendants recently said the companies will wait until their appeal to the state's Supreme Court is heard before going forward with the State's $2.4 billion lead abatement plan.