Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - A settlement between Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler's lawsuit and Velsicol Chemical Co. will require the company to pay $200,000 and cleanup contaminated soil at its facility.
Moellenberg COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - The Fall of the Public Nuisance Empire continued Wednesday with the voluntary dismissal of one of the remaining lawsuits against the former manufacturers of lead-based paint.
Greg Abbott (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Wednesday filed a complaint against several pharmaceutical companies for allegedly reporting inflated drug prices to the state's Medicaid program.
Joe Canciamilla (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) -- A former state legislator who angered fellow Democrats in the California State Assembly has set his sights on the California Attorney General's office.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Rhode Island's Supreme Court has told three developers that rushed their building plans to beat a General Assembly-imposed moratorium that their applications were too vague.
Michael Mukasey WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Justice Department's investigation into the prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman should be completed by the end of January, U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey said.
Margaret Donnelly JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-The race for the Democratic nomination for Missouri attorney general is shaping up to be one of the hardest fought AG races this election, a leading political observer told Legal Newsline.
Recht CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - In a fireworks display two days before America's birthday, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals launched asbestos suits of more than 1,000 railroad workers into the sky so they can fall where they belong.
Ming Chin SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) -- Justice Ron Robie of California Court of Appeals pointed to a recent political ad as an example of the type of newfound pressure upon judges from special interest groups.
Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is attempting to bust up what he feels is a foreclosure rescue scam operating in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - AT&T and AOL have followed in the footsteps of three other Internet Service Providers, agreeing with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to eliminate access to child porn Newsgroups.
Gary King (D) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline)---New Mexico Attorney General Gary King has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and supporters of the proposed Desert Rock power plant on Navajo Nation trust land in the Four Corners area of the state.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court denied a petition for review Thursday from the city of Hermosa Beach, Calif., clearing the way for a $500 million damages award to Macpherson Oil Company.
Judge Kirk Johnson TEXARKANA, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Like the common lore, everything may be bigger in Texas, except, it seems, when it comes to staggering legal action. Nobody tops Texarkana, Ark., these days.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Eli Lilly and Co. topped all pharmaceutical companies that marketed their products in Vermont last fiscal year, state Attorney General William Sorrell recently announced.
Dustin McDaniel (D) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Friday said his office has reached a settlement over a lawsuit he filed against the American Veterans Coalition.
Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - Following in the footsteps of lawsuits filed by state attorneys general across the country, California's political leaders entered the fray this week with new legislation aimed at protecting homeowners facing foreclosure.
Matt Blunt (R) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- A judge tossed out a lawsuit Friday filed by one of the investigators appointed by Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon who sued Gov. Matt Blunt over access to email records.