Margaret Donnelly (D) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-Democratic Attorney General candidate Margaret Donnelly said Thursday that if elected she would push for tougher consumer protection laws and create a new alert system to inform consumers of recalled products.
Justice Barbara Madsen OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline)-Although Washington inmates are entitled to government records, prison officials can keep those papers from prisoners if the information is considered contraband, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline)-Rachael Ray's daytime cooking show faces a $1 million lawsuit from a former employee who claims that he was forced to leave his job because he suffered from an eating disorder.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline)-State regulators have allowed Cook Inlet natural gas to provide discount rates to Anchorage ratepayers while ignoring other parts of the state, a mayor wrote to Alaska Attorney General Talis Colberg.
Bill McCollum (R) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline)-Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum's recent lawsuit against Countrywide Financial Corp., accusing the mortgage lender of deceptive practices, has drawn some criticism.
Judge William Bertlesman COVINGTON, Ky. (Legal Newsline)-Two embattled plaintiffs' attorneys will face another trial for allegedly bilking clients out of millions from Kentucky's Fen-Phen settlement, after a mistrial was declared in their case last week.
California state Capitol SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A task force formed to explore ways to ensure impartiality and accountability for state courts will host its first fact-finding hearings next week at the state capitol.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna said Monday the state will appeal a recent court ruling that found three sections of the state's Municipal Water law to be invalid.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Undeterred by the results of his previous efforts, famed plaintiffs lawyer and soon-to-be federal prisoner Richard "Dickie" Scruggs has again sued another law firm over a fees dispute.