Coakley WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Eleven state attorneys general want Congress to overturn a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed corporations to spend freely while supporting or opposing political campaigns.
Bullock HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced a settlement on Thursday with the Central Asia Institute and its co-founder resolving allegations of mismanagement of assets.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alerted New York homeowners to a mortgage settlement scam on Tuesday in which scam artists claim to provide assistance connected to the recent national mortgage servicing settlement.
Strange MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced on Tuesday that the Madison County Circuit Court has granted his request for a permanent injunction against the operators of an allegedly fraudulent storm shelter business.
Kaplan NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge this week granted a motion by Chevron Corp. to exonerate a preliminary injunction bond issued by the court last year in an ongoing racketeering lawsuit over an $18 billion judgment against the company.
Saufley AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) - The Maine Supreme Court, in a ruling last week, declined to answer a set of questions posed by the state House of Representatives regarding state Treasurer Bruce Poliquin's personal business dealings and finances.
BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) - A joint statement has been released by a trio of energy and industry associations detailing their plans to push ahead with "legacy lawsuit" reform legislation despite opposition from landowners.
Coon BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Asbestos attorney Brent Coon recently filed a motion for sanctions in a petition brought by a Beaumont, Texas-area political commentator, calling the litigation frivolous.
Chief Justice Menis Ketchum CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled last month that a strip mall tenant does not owe indemnity to the mall's owners, pursuant to their lease agreement, in a case over an employee's injuries.
Blumenthal WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - In nearly a week, more than 50,000 people have signed a petition calling for federal action against employers who demand that job applicants turn over their usernames and passwords to social media sites like Facebook.
Kelly HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly announced six lawsuits on Thursday against three Erie and three Pittsburgh-area home improvement contractors that allegedly failed to comply with the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley filed an appeal on Thursday challenging a decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to proceed with hearings to grant a new 20-year license to the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant.
Bullock HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced a $4.6 million settlement with the Montana Quality Education Coalition on Thursday to fund an inflationary adjustment for schools and to avoid costly litigation.
Van Hollen MADISON (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a settlement on Friday with a Jefferson County ethanol producer for allegedly violating Wisconsin air pollution laws.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A worker for a Massachusetts janitorial firm filed a complaint against the Service Employees International Union, alleging a violation of his National Labor Relations Act right.