Langston OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Apparently Michael Mills, the chief U.S. judge for the Northern District of Mississippi, has decided that patience and mercy have limits when it comes to admitted felon Joey Langston.
Joyce WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Aside from ranking judicial hellholes, the American Tort Reform Foundation is highlighting what it feels is a movement from plaintiffs attorneys to influence elected officials.
Drew Edmondson (D) OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline)-Thirteen poultry companies in Oklahoma should be barred from disposing bird waste in the Illinois River watershed, state Attorney General Drew Edmondson said in court papers this week.
Greg Abbott (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is being mentioned as a possible candidate to succeed fellow Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison in the U.S. Senate, political observers told Legal Newsline.
Lisa Madigan (D) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)- In a blow to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's efforts to oust embattled Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the state Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected her lawsuit to transfer the governor's powers to Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-MillerCoors LLC has reached an agreement with 12 state attorneys general and the city of San Francisco to stop marketing caffeine-spiked alcoholic beverages, including its top-selling Sparks brand.
Dianne Feinstein (D) SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has the Senate post she's long sought, opening the door to candidates for California's top posts to announce their intentions for the 2010 election.
Smith ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York's higher court has rejected an argument that says tobacco companies have been negligent in their designs of cigarettes, using levels of nicotine and tar that are too high.
Murnane EDWARDSVILLE, IL - As the Madison County asbestos docket continues to rise following a brief, yet dramatic two-year period of decline, many legal experts say the real growth spurt is just getting started.
Carlos Moreno SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-Do not try this on your own.
That's the message sent by the California Supreme Court last week in a controversial 4-3 ruling that subjects would-be Good Samaritans to potential civil liability.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-Continuing a stream of legal victories for the city of San Francisco against tobacco makers, Judge Peter Bucsh of San Francisco Superior Court dismissed a legal challenge of the city's ban on selling tobacco products in pharmacies.
Jerry Brown (D) SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has quietly ramped up efforts to carve into California Attorney General Jerry Brown's political base in preparation for the 2010 gubernatorial election.
Marc Dann (D) COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)-Former Attorney General Marc Dann misused his office and campaign money before he resigned in disgrace, Ohio Inspector General Thomas Charles said in a report Monday.
Andrew Cuomo (D) ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline)-New York voters say they do not expect state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to be appointed to the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Secretary of State-nominee Hillary Clinton, a poll indicates.