John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-About 2,000 jobs will have a better chance of remaining in Portland, Ore., under a settlement reached between state Attorney General John Kroger and Daimler Trucks North America LLC.
Richard Cordray (D) COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)-Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray on Friday approved ballot language for a March constitutional amendment that would allow casino gambling in the state.
Paul Green (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)- Industrial plants, including refineries, are protected against some types of liability claims filed by injured contract workers, the Texas Supreme Court reaffirmed Friday, drawing praise from a legal reform group.
John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - An unlicensed health clinic in Medford, Ore., was shut down by the state attorney general for allegedly endangering women by providing faulty breast cancer detection tests.
Rob Blagojevich (D) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-If convicted, disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rob Blagojevich could be unable to make money off his newly-inked book deal if state lawmakers have their way.
Ward Churchill BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline)-The controversial University of Colorado professor who likened victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to a Nazi leader has been awarded just $1 in damages for wrongful termination.
Andrew Cuomo (D) NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed charges Monday against an associate of Bernard Madoff for his role in steering $2.4 billion in investor assets in the infamous Ponzi scheme.
Greg Abbott (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-The Texas attorney general is seeking restitution for about 5,000 consumers he says were duped by two Florida-based travel agencies into buying worthless travel-related software.
Robert Duncan (R) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)--A battle between trial lawyers and business leaders is heating up in Austin over two pending bills in the Texas Legislature that could affect who could be named as a defendant in a malignant mesothelioma case.
Kucinich WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich wants to know if Bank of America was in violation of a 1934 law by intentionally withholding the information regarding bonus payments made by a company it planned to purchase.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - In addition to celebrating a Friday decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court, Entergy Corp. defended its executive compensation system Monday after Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood criticized it in a press release.
Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of the state's smoking ban, which critics charge is overly broad and targets bars and taverns but not casinos in the Silver State.
Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - AT&T's inability to meet state quality of service standards in Connecticut should lead to meaningful financial penalties, the state's attorney general said in a formal brief filed with the Department of Public Utility Control.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear a case involving a dispute over $10.5 million awarded to plaintiffs' attorneys who litigated a class action over foster care deficiencies.