Dustin McDaniel (D) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-Legislation in Arkansas that would eliminate state retirement system's deferred retirement plan for certain workers might not pass legal muster, state Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said.
Ken Starr PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) -An attorney best known for his role in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Bill Clinton has been hired by the Arizona state Legislature to defend its position that it spends enough money to teach English learner students.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Thousands of plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez case who recently had their punitive damage award slashed by the U.S. Supreme Court are asking the high court to ensure that Exxon pays them interest.
Steven Servaas LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-A Michigan judge will make his case today to remain on the bench amid allegations he made demeaning comments to a court employee and sketched inappropriate drawings on court records.
Clifford Taylor LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) -Democrats are taking aim at the Michigan Supreme Court chief justice, calling on him not to block a proposal they're backing that would cut judges' pay.
Kevin Westlye SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)--A food fight is getting underway over a new law mandating nutrition labels on San Francisco restaurant menus, industry representatives told Legal Newsline.
Nevada Supreme Court Building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court hears oral arguments today in a case that questions the constitutionality of the state's term limits rule that was approved twice by voters in the Silver State.
Cooper ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - The emissions of the largest public power company in the country are being put to the controversial public-nuisance test Monday in a federal court in North Carolina.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Monday criticized Gov. Jodi Rell's plans to use funds from a multi-state greenhouse gas initiative for ratepayer relief.
Lisa Rickard WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-An analysis of thousands of debt collection cases shows that arbitration is a better venue for consumers to settle disputes than are already crowded courthouses.
Mark Shurtleff (R) SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff will testify before a U.S. Senate panel investigating a polygamous sect in Texas, Utah and Colorado, his spokesman said Tuesday.