WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A coalition of business organizations -- as well as free enterprise advocacy groups -- challenged the Environmental Protection Agency in a landmark case argued this week in a federal appeals court.
Berman Jackson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A federal judge appointed by President Obama has upheld the National Labor Relation Board's power to enforce its controversial rule requiring employers to post employee rights notices.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Federal Judge Carl Barbier has filed a motion announcing a settlement agreement between BP and the plaintiffs' steering committee in the Deepwater Horizon case.
Barbier NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Details about a settlement in the Deepwater Horizon trial between BP and the plaintiffs steering committee are beginning to come into focus as sources from both sides of the case have released information on the deal.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals last month said a lower court erred in ruling that insurance coverage claims existed for a woman whose daughter injured herself while playing near a State-owned tree nursery.
Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a judgment on Monday against the owner of a Suamico property for allegedly building on the bank of a navigable stream without first receiving compulsory permits.
Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced a civil rights agreement on Friday with a Salem-based used car dealer and its owner for allegedly discriminating based on nationality.
Pruitt WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced on Monday that he has been selected by his peers to be the 2012 chairman of the Republican Attorneys General Association for an annual Washington, D.C., meeting.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday will consider two auto insurance cases in which individuals drove their family members' cars -- though forbidden to do so -- and injured themselves.
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has launched a consumer protection website, sparking the latest round of criticism over his handling of funds from a settlement with a pharmaceutical company.