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Manufacturers, business groups challenge EPA debarment ruling

Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 5, 2013, 12:47pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) — This week, a group of manufacturers joined other business groups in supporting BP’s efforts to fight the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s debarment ruling. 

Lawsuit abuse bill passes U.S. House

Jessica M. Karmasek Nov. 15, 2013, 3:06pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill aimed at reducing the number of frivolous lawsuits plaguing the nation’s legal system.

U.S. SC to hear challenge to EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations

Jessica M. Karmasek Oct. 15, 2013, 12:09pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to

Report probes state SC spending

John O'Brien Aug. 18, 2010, 5:00am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The firm of heavyweight Alabama plaintiffs attorney Jere Beasley gave more than $600,000 to a candidate for the state Supreme Court in 2008 without appearing on a list of her contributors, a recent report shows.

Groups line up to support CSX asbestos appeal

John O'Brien Jan. 27, 2010, 10:49am

Peirce RICHMOND (Legal Newsline) - CSX Transportation's appeal in a case alleging a Pittsburgh law firm conspired with a radiologist to fabricate an asbestos exposure claim is drawing attention from tort reform groups and asbestos expert witnesses.

Senate rejects Obama's NLRB nominee

Chris Rizo Dec. 28, 2009, 6:16am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Senate has rejected one of President Barack Obama's nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

U.S. Supreme Court OKs lawsuits over light cigarettes

Chris Rizo Dec. 15, 2008, 6:40am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Smokers can sue over deceptive marketing of so-called light cigarettes, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.