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Manufacturers, business groups challenge EPA debarment ruling

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

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

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

Report probes state SC spending

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

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

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

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