Ann Radnofsky (D) HOUSTON, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Democrat Barbara Ann Radnofsky announced Tuesday she is running for Texas attorney general.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - One state attorney general is hailing President Obama's recent signing of a tobacco bill as a victory for he and his colleagues.
Albin TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - After seven years on the New Jersey Supreme Court, Justice Barry Albin received approval for a tenured position Monday.
Jan Brewer (R) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-The Arizona Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not get into the middle of the budget fight between Gov. Jan Brewer and the state Legislature.
Rob McKenna (R) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. government should not become complacent in finding new ways to help struggling homebuyers keep their homes, Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna said.
Coakley WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Fourteen states submitted comments with the federal Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday, commending its recently proposed determination that greenhouse gas emissions endanger public health.
Civil justice group says 'right decision, wrong author' in court's mandatory retirement age decision
Ed Murnane SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - The Illinois Supreme Court's recent ruling against a mandatory state law barring judges from running for retention after age 75 has drawn criticism from the state's leading civil justice group.
King MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The trial in one of Alabama Attorney General Troy King's lawsuits against the pharmaceutical industry began Tuesday amidst the controversy over where any money recovered by a verdict will go.
Jerry Brown (D) PLEASANTON, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-California Attorney General Jerry Brown is challenging the city of Pleasanton's 13-year-old limit on housing construction, saying the Bay Area community is flouting state housing laws.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has reached a multimillion dollar settlement with a wireless company over third-party charges on consumer's cellular phone bills.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - The Arkansas Court of Appeals has overturned a regulatory decision to approve a proposed coal-fired power plant in Hempstead County.
Jon Bruning (R) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- Legislation pending in the House that would for the first time limit pollution blamed for warming the planet will in the end cost consumers, Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning warned Thursday.
Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - In his investigation into those who handle public pension funds, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo distanced himself a hedge fund manager that has handled his money.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -Seamen injured on the job may sue for punitive damages if their employers refuse to pay for medical care and time off, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Legal Newsline)-A group of eight state attorneys general on Thursday sent a letter to FedEx Ground, questioning whether the company is adhering to state employee classification laws.
DeLaughter OXFORD, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Federal attorneys say they don't care how Hinds County Circuit Judge Bobby DeLaughter ruled in a fees dispute involving incarcerated plaintiffs lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, just that he took a bribe.
Samuel Kent WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Imprisoned U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent has resigned from the federal bench effective June 30 rather than face an impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate.
Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has announced his appointment of a new chief deputy to oversee the office's legal divisions.
Willard Proctor Jr. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline)-An embattled Arkansas state judge was recommended Friday for removal from the bench by the state's Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.
Jon Bruning (R) LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline)-Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning is leading bipartisan efforts by state attorneys general opposed to the General Motors Corp. bankruptcy plan.