Abbott DALLAS (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has been asked to opine as to whether Dallas County Commissioners have the authority to hire outside lawyers to represent the county in certain civil cases, his office said Friday.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The recent Senate proposal that would create a consumer financial protection agency under the umbrella of the Federal Reserve drew fierce criticism Tuesday from the leader of the nation's securities regulators.
Willett AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - The 10-year statute of repose on medical malpractice lawsuits in Texas is constitutional, the state Supreme Court has ruled, siding with state Attorney General Greg Abbott.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-The identity protection company LifeLock Inc. has entered into an $11 million settlement with 34 state attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission, resolving claims that the brand overstated the protections it provides consumers, officials said Tuesday.
Frank WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-An otherwise dreary Monday in the nation's capital turned especially bright yesterday for noted legal reformer Ted Frank after learning he helped to keep nearly $3 million out of the pockets of trial lawyers - at least for now.
Abbott AUSTIN(Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency relied on flawed data to issue its endangerment finding that greenhouse gases pose a public health risk, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline)-The National Football League on Monday acknowledged that it does not have exclusive copyright ownership of a popular New Orleans Saints football rallying cry, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell told Legal Newsline.
Barack Obama (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) Ã¯Â¿Â½ U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined an ambitious agenda, vowing to reign in government spending, impose restrictions on Wall Street and continue seeking an overhaul of the nation's health care system despite political obstacles.
Murname WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-In an epic political upset Tuesday night, a Republican won the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by liberal icon Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts - something that political observers told Legal Newsline could signal danger for Democrats nationally.