Dawson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday recognized two of the prosecutors who worked on the judicial bribery scandal involving famed plaintiffs attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs.
McCollum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is again attempting to push through legislation that would change how his office does business with private attorneys.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - A judge has agreed with North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper's request to bar a Kannapolis, N.C., foreclosure rescue operation from collecting any money from consumers for foreclosure or loan modifications.
Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has urged federal officials not to override Indian's law restricting robo-calls in the face of efforts by a political activist group to invalidate them.
Corbett HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Lawsuits have been filed by Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett against two contractors accused of failing to start home improvement projects, failing to complete work and violating the state's new Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act.
Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline)-A day before the Massachusetts Senate primary, voters are hearing from one of state Attorney General Martha Coakley's supporters - former President Bill Clinton.
Mario Cuomo (D) WATERTOWN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has announced an agreement with a furniture company and its owner to remedy its issues with furniture delivery and to cease its deceptive marketing tactics.
Mike Cox (R) LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)- Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox says he plans to file a lawsuit to force the closure of the locks in the Chicago Sanitary and Shipping Canal to block the migration of Asian carp into the Great Lakes.
Terry Goddard (D-Ariz.) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. financial industry could face another round of multistate lawsuits over their home lending practices, attorneys general told Legal Newsline.
Lisa Jackson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Buoying the global warming position of California Attorney General Jerry Brown, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruled Monday that greenhouse gas emissions are a public health danger and contribute to climate change.
Jack Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - Attorney General Jack Conway has announced that a preliminary settlement agreement will reduce a Duke Energy Kentucky Inc. rate request by more than 25 percent.
Anne Milgram (D) NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - Verizon New Jersey Inc. has agreed to a settlement to resolve a lawsuit resulting from its marketing, sales, billing and customer service practices regarding its FiOS television, telephone and Internet services.
Andrew Cuomo (D) PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - A Plattsburgh-area car dealership has agreed to a settlement with Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo that will stop its practice of deceiving customers through false advertisements.
Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Multiple states and the federal government have reached an agreement with a Delaware pharmacy services company and a Florida generic drug manufacturer to settle allegations that the companies defrauded federal and state healthcare programs.
Goddard PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has filed a lawsuit against three Florida men for allegedly advertising at least 47 fictitious locksmith businesses in the Tucson Yellow Pages.
Goddard PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The owners and operators of a nutritional supplement company in Tuscon, Ariz., have agreed to a settlement with Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard to resolve a consumer lawsuit over deceptive advertising techniques.
Stenehjem BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order against a Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., timeshare company for violations of North Dakota's consumer fraud, home solicitation sales and do not call laws.
Sarah Palin (R) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) - Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan says he plans to overhaul the state's ethics rules after problems with the law were brought to light last year.