Strange WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said Thursday that he fears a settlement with the nation's top mortgage servicers could lead to too many regulations and slow the housing market's recovery.
Walker MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin lawmaker Jon Richards said Thursday he has introduced a constitutional amendment that would hold the state Legislature to Wisconsin's Open Meetings Law.
Harris SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined nine other attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's federal health care reform.
Hughes CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A West Virginia legal reform group says Attorney General Darrell McGraw's top deputy should be fired for orchestrating two settlements that may lead to the federal government withholding Medicaid funds.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell, in a court filing last week, moved to strike certain portions of Entergy Corp.'s supplemental proposed findings of fact in the fight over the relicensing of its nuclear power plant.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a temporary restraining order on Friday against a Parkville, Mo., towing company for allegedly defrauding Joplin residents.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, United States Attorney David Fein and Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane announced a civil settlement Friday with a clinical social worker.
Abbott SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - The San Diego-based Encore Capital Group, a consumer debt buying and recovery company, announced on Friday that it disagrees with the allegations brought against it in a lawsuit by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.
Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced the resolution of a civil action on Monday that was filed against a well drilling company and its owner.
Prosser MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Women's rights organizations in Wisconsin have planned a rally at the state Capitol Tuesday to call on state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser to step down amid allegations he attacked a fellow justice.
Wilson COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) - South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, in an annual report released last month, said nearly $12 million in auto insurance fraud was reported in the state last year.
Bolin MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court has denied to rehear a case against Norfolk Southern railroad in which one of its trains collided with a tractor-trailer carrying logs, severely injuring the driver of the rig.