Brian Schweitzer (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer will one of the featured speakers at the American Association for Justice's winter convention in Hawaii next month, the trial lawyer group said.
Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - Thousands of consumers have moved another step closer to obtaining refunds from an online computer seller and liquidator that a judge says misrepresented its products, Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper has announced.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The former executive director of a medical supply charity is being sued by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal over allegations that she diverted approximately $100,000 in charitable funds for trips, concerts, spa services and other non-business personal expenses.
John Suthers (R-Colo.) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-State attorneys general John Suthers of Colorado and Lisa Madigan of Illinois are scheduled to testify this week before a congressionally-created panel about the 2008 banking crisis that nearly toppled the nation's financial industry.
Dustin McDaniel (D) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Monday he wants a controversial Medicaid deal stripped from federal health care legislation but stopped short of threatening to sue if the provision is included in a final bill.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - The maker of a popular treatment for severe acne will get a new trial Tuesday, 10 months after the New Jersey Appellate Division struck down a $2.6 million verdict against it.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Obama administration to weigh in on whether the high court should hear Janus Capital Group Inc.'s appeal in a long-running securities class action lawsuit against it.
Dan Logue (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A business-backed measure to put California's landmark climate change law on hold until the state's beleaguered economy improves was rejected Monday by a legislative committee.
Mark Geragos LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-A now-defunct charter plane company that secretly videotaped Michael Jackson and his attorneys in 2003 on Monday had the $20 million judgment against them overturned.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-A leading conservative public interest law firm has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that allows trial lawyers to use the federal False Claims Act as a tool for regulating the marketing activities of pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
Steve Cooley (R) LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-The Republican race for California attorney general is slowly picking up speed after months of there only being one GOP candidate vying to succeed Democrat Jerry Brown.
Mike Cox (R-Mich.) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Friday a lawsuit filed by Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox to close some Chicago locks to prevent the massive Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
Alberto Torrico (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A proposal by a Democratic candidate for California attorney general that would raise money for California college classrooms by taxing energy producers on Monday cleared its first legislative hurdle.
Anthony Tarricone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The national trial lawyers group outlined its 2010 legislative agenda Monday, announcing that the group plans to take aim at mandatory arbitration clauses and push to expand civil liability, among other initiatives.