U.S. Supreme Court building NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Legal Newsline)-The group of Connecticut firefighters who the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June were unfairly denied promotions because of their race received their promotions Thursday.
NAAG President Jon Bruning of Nebraska WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - An arbitration process will help decide a disagreement over whether states are diligently enforcing the rules of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement against non-participating manufacturers.
John Perez (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A leader in California's tort reform movement said Thursday he is "very cautiously optimistic" about John Perez becoming the leader of the California state Assembly on Thursday.
Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit against a Springfield-based contractor alleged to have collected more than $72,000 in fees for work that he completed in a substandard method or failed to complete at all.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has said he will fight a requested $210 million rate request from Connecticut Light & Power that will erase an expected 5 percent rate decrease.
Brian Schweitzer (D-Mont.) TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)- ASARCO LLC's emergence from federal bankruptcy protection has meant $1.79 billion will go to 19 states for environmental cleanup, officials said Thursday.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - An agreement has been reached between the City of Worcester and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to resolve allegations that vinyl asbestos tiles at the Vernon Hill School were improperly removed and disposed of by public school officials.
Sandra Day O'Connor DENVER (Legal Newsline)- Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is leading the push against the election of judges, saying the process taints jurists who depend on political contributions to keep their places on the bench.
Tom Corbett (R) HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - More than 600 Pennsylvania consumers whose claims for emergency room treatment were improperly rejected by a Harrisburg-based health insurance company will see their claims reprocessed and bills paid as part of a settlement With Attorney General Tom Corbett's office.
Richard Cordray (D) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-Supermarket giant Meijer Inc. will pay $3 million to settle claims over having employed four pharmacists who were barred from federal health programs, officials said.
Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Two auctions scheduled for this weekend that allegedly featured items connected to Bernard Madoff have been canceled by the auction company advertising them following threats of legal action from Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
Michael McCormack LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline) -- A Union Pacific Railroad conductor who sued the company for injuries he suffered while walking to work may sue his employer, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday.