OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline)-Former Oklahoma Attorney General Michael Turpen has been appointed by Gov. Brad Henry to the State Regents for Higher Education board.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - The National Football League does not want the State of Delaware to allow betting on sports and has asked the state Supreme Court to block the proposed law.
Troy King (R) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Legal Newsline)-Federal investigators have subpoenaed Alabama Attorney General Troy King's travel records and information about gifts he might have received while in office, officials said.
Sears ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears has plenty on her plate even if she is not picked by President Barack Obama to become the U.S. Supreme Court's next justice.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The majority of Americans say they are in no hurry for President Barack Obama to specifically appoint a minority or a woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, a poll indicates.
Strange BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Birmingham attorney Luther Strange has decided to challenge Alabama Attorney General Troy King in 2010.
Mark Shurtleff (R) SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff inadvertently said Tuesday that he will enter the Republican primary against U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett in 2010.
Lisa Madigan (D-Ill.) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-In a major win for a group of state attorneys general, the online classified site Craigslist.org has agreed to drop its erotic services section.
Hood NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Despite being termed a "professional plaintiff," a retirement fund represented by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and his outside counsel will be the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against a group of financial institutions.
Lisa Jackson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-If the U.S. government opts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions it could be a catastrophic blow to the nation's already struggling economy, an Obama administration memo says.
Andrew Cuomo (D) BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has indicted and brought criminal charges against a Western New York hospital contractor accused of defrauding Medicaid for more than $730,000.
Barack Obama (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- Punitive damage awards would no longer be a tax-deductible business expense under a budget proposal made by the White House this week.
Crist TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has announced that he will run for U.S. Senate in 2010, leaving an opening in the governor's office that could be filled by Attorney General Bill McCollum.
Samuel Kent WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Congressional impeachment proceedings could begin today against disgraced U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent of Houston, who was sentenced Monday to lying to federal investigators about groping two female employees.
Richard Blumenthal (D) HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The Connecticut attorney general is opposing Plans by the Federal Aviation Administration to redesign flight paths for large planes that would send them into airspace over the southwestern part of the state.
Michigan Supreme Court building LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)-The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case over whether public school teachers can have political donations deducted directly from their paychecks.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he has no choice but to object to a political Web site's request to unseal his settlement with State Farm Insurance Cos.
Cuomo ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's efforts to spread his investigation of pension fund abuses seem to be working.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-A lawsuit against Merck & Co. over its pain medication Vioxx cannot proceed as a class action, a California judge has ruled.