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NLRB certifies union being voted out

McALLEN (Legal Newsline) - Nurses at the Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen have succeeded in their efforts to remove a union from their workplace.

Default judgment of $17M entered against Texas man

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - A federal court in Texas on Aug. 24 ordered a default judgment of nearly $17 million against an alleged Texas commodity pool trader.

States win challenge of EPA rule

Abbott WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - For the second time in two weeks, a federal court has reversed the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a pollution ruling involving the state of Texas.

***FOR PRINT***Texas baker ordered to pay back pay

Judgment entered in alleged Ponzi scheme

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - A final judgment against Ilya Drapkin was entered July 6 in Texas federal court that permanently enjoins him from violating federal securities laws and orders monetary relief.

Judgment entered in alleged Ponzi scheme

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - A final judgment against Ilya Drapkin was entered July 6 in Texas federal court that permanently enjoins him from violating federal securities laws and orders monetary relief.

Federal court freezes assets in fraud case

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - A complaint filed in federal court for the Southern District of Texas by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission against TC Credit Service resulted in the freezing the defendants' assets the, CFTC announced Wednesday.

Federal court freezes assets in fraud case

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - A complaint filed in federal court for the Southern District of Texas by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission against TC Credit Service resulted in the freezing the defendants' assets the, CFTC announced Wednesday.

GlaxoSmithKline settles health care fraud case for $3 billion

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- GlaxoSmithKline will plead guilty and pay $3 billion in criminal and civil penalties for fraud, according to the Justice Department.

OSHA, NIOSH issue fracking health alert

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) � The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health issued a hazard alert Thursday about fracking worker safety.

***FOR PRINT*** OSHA, NIOSH issue fracking health alert

Stanford sentenced for fraud scheme

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EPA reversed again in federal court

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has vacated the issuance of an interim regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency permitting Navistar to sell diesel engines not in compliance with clean air standards.

AFL-CIO alerts worker safety bureaus to silica exposure at fracking sites

Rotunda WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The AFL-CIO has put federal bureaus responsible for worker safety on alert regarding silica exposure at hydraulic fracturing sites.

Large N.Y. firm files for bankruptcy

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Jury: Google didn't infringe on Oracle's patents

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California decided Wednesday that the search engine giant Google did not infringe on patents owned by Oracle.

***FOR PRINT***EPA regional chief resigns over 'crucify' comment

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EPA regional chief resigns over 'crucify' comment

Abbott DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - Al Armendariz, the Environmental Protection Agency's Region 6 administrator, resigned Sunday after remarks he made in 2010 became public.

Ark. jurisdiction battle an interesting one, professor says

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***FOR PRINT***EPA's popularity possibly waning

Rahall WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has managed to antagonize not only its foes but now might also be alienating its friends.