Stack It's a fairly typical day for Madison County Judge Daniel Stack as he scans his docket while talking on the phone prior to heading into court. He tries to schedule an appointment, but readily admits it might be tough with Christmas events looming and another asbestos case in need of a jury.
Lisa Madigan (D) CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Friday made the unprecedented move of petitioning the state Supreme Court to remove embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich from office, saying he is unfit to serve.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiffs firm Bailey Perrin Bailey of Houston won't be disqualified from a lawsuit it brought on behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a state judge recently decided.
Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) -It's legal for Arizona to require paving of some parking lots and driveways without compensation to the property owner, state Attorney General Terry Goddard said in a legal opinion.
Nancy Rogers (D) COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) -- Ohio Attorney General Nancy Rogers has reached a settlement agreement with a local restaurant and a marketing firm after it was alleged the two companies engaged in deceptive advertising.
Callis WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Illinois' Madison County may have moved off the American Tort Reform Foundation's annual list of judicial hellholes, but it -- and the surrounding area -- are still being watched.
Martha Coakley (D) SALEM, Mass. (Legal Newsline) -- A temporary restraining order has been obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general against a mortgage broker who represented himself as an attorney and bankruptcy expert who could save homes from foreclosure.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to intervene in the lawsuit against E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. and General Electric Co. over radiation exposure claims by residents near the Hanford nuclear reservation in eastern Washington State.
Langston OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Former Booneville, Miss., attorney Joey Langston has been sentenced to serve three years in federal prison for attempting to bribe Hinds County Judge Bobby DeLaughter in an attorneys fees dispute involving disgraced plaintiffs attorney Richard "Dickie Scruggs.
(Legal Newsline)--The maker of Airborne has agreed to pay $7 million to settle allegations by 32 state attorneys general that it made false claims about the benefits of its cold prevention, sore throat and allergy remedies.
Bob McDonnell (R) RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) -- Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell has announced a number of election reforms he is including in his legislative package during the upcoming session of the General
John Suthers (R) DENVER (Legal Newsline)-Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced Tuesday that his office has secured a court order that will give a receiver control of the embattled Colorado Humane Society.
Richard Samp WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week that smokers can sue over deceptive marketing of so-called light cigarettes could spur a flood of class actions filings against cigarette makers, a leading expert told Legal Newsline.