Nathan Hecht AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Even if a landowner holds a claim to minerals or water below his property, he cannot seek damages from subsurface trespass, the Texas Supreme Court ruled last week.
WOOD RIVER, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-August was not a good month for an Internet-based travel business that critics, including two state attorneys general, say is nothing more than a glorified pyramid scheme.
Jerry Brown (D) SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-Attorney General Jerry Brown will seek permission from a judge to file a legal brief that would protect an Orange County deputy sheriffs' pension plan from attempts to alter it by the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
Mike Gibbons (R) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-Missouri Republican candidate for attorney general Mike Gibbons has benefited significantly since the state lifted its limits on campaign contributions late last week.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) -- An assistant Ohio attorney general argued recently that the standard of measurement for damages in an eminent domain case is the value of the land taken by the government, not sales lost due to the taking.
Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)--California Attorney General Jerry Brown has filed suit against three manufacturers of artificial turf in the hopes of forcing the companies to make public the allegedly dangerous levels of lead in their products.
Catherine Cortez Masto (D) LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline)-Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is among a handful of influential Latinos tapped to rally support for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, a spokeswoman told Legal Newsline.
Michigan Supreme Court building LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-- The Michigan Supreme Court heard an appeal Wednesday from proponents of a proposed ballot measure that would cut judges' salaries and reduce the number of top-level jurists and trim the size of the state Legislature.
Mark Behrens JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline)-Missouri's already mediocre legal and business climates could be further threatened by a recent state Supreme Court decision, a leading court observer told Legal Newsline.