McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office has maintained that pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma has had its say in how $10 million of a 2004 settlement between the two have been spent.
News from May 2008
Dustin McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-For the second time, the Arkansas attorney general has rejected a proposed ballot measure that would require state agencies to verify those seeking government programs are legal U.S. residents.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline)-The Associated Press is suing for access to information related to the West Virginia chief justice, Elliott "Spike" Maynard.
Terry Goddard PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-A federal judge has rejected a case filed by Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, ruling that movie theater owners can't be forced to install special equipment for people with hearing and vision disabilities.
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday let a lower court ruling stand, rejecting a class action lawsuit seeking to force tobacco companies to pay the medical monitoring bills of smokers.
Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)- Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann admitted Friday to having a "romantic relationship" with a member of his staff.
Richard Blumenthal NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline)-Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the impact of synthetic turf athletic fields on health and the environment.
McCollum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Of all the bills passed by the Florida legislature this year, Attorney General Bill McCollum paid special attention to a proposed foreclosure rescue law and an anti-counterfeiting bill.
Carter INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter and Walgreen Co. have settled a 2004 lawsuit that alleged Medicaid fraud on the part of the pharmacy chain.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley helped get a gas company's request to raise its prices rejected recently.
Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Republicans on Friday called for Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to resign the same day he admitted to an extra-marital affair and an internal investigation was released.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - One of the most anticipated video games ever made, recently released Grand Theft Auto IV is not for young players, Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch said this week.
Dustin McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has filed four lawsuits against payday lenders for violating the state constitution by charging borrowers high interest rates.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline)- A team of Minnesota lawmakers have reached an agreement on a $38 million compensation package for victims of last year's Minneapolis bridge collapse.
Marc Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says he has no plans to step down despite a report Friday criticizing his leadership and admitting that he had an extra-marital affair with a subordinate.
Thomas Siebel PALO ALTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)--A San Mateo County judge has apologized and agreed to pay $100,000 to Silicon Valley billionaire Thomas Siebel for pursuing a claim she now admits had no legal merit.
Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - It's not just Republican leadership asking troubled Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to step down because of an affair with a staff member, and he may now be facing impeachment if he does not.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Bootleg films might provide a cheaper alternative to a night at the movies, but they result in severe economic damages, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
Edmondson TULSA, Okla. (Legal Newsline)-A federal judge Monday denied a request by several groups wanting to file friend-of-the-court briefs in a lawsuit brought by Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson against the poultry industry.
Toal COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) - South Carolina's Supreme Court on Monday allowed state Attorney General Henry McMaster to use the former leaders of two collapsed companies as witnesses against the man charged with misleading the companies' shareholders.