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  • N.C. governor signs patent troll bill into law

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Among the more than a dozen bills North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law last week, one takes aim at so-called “patent trolls.” The “Abusive Patent Assertions Act,” an article within Senate Bill 648, attempts to “strike a balance” between the...

  • Del. SC grants new trial for asbestos defendant after $2.9M verdict

    DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Delaware Supreme Court has found in favor of a talc manufacturer in an asbestos case, concluding that the lower court erred when it failed to grant a new trial after witnesses made derogatory statements during testimony. Justice Henry duPont Ridgely delivered...

  • Ill. congressional candidate: Taxpayers shouldn’t pay for private gym

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – It was deemed essential during the October government shutdown, and became mildly famous in 2011 as the location spawning former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal. Exclusive to U.S. legislators, the members-only House gym not only allows congressmen and...

  • W.Va. trial lawyers’ donations surpass $300K

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia trial lawyers are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on candidates running for or seeking re-election to the state legislature. On Monday, West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse announced an update to its “Dirty Dozen” list – a...

  • N.J. AG suing three home improvement businesses

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman filed a nine-count lawsuit on Monday against three home improvement businesses for allegedly engaging in illegal business practices. Hoffman’s Division of Consumer Affairs received...

  • A look at two rulings $1.5B apart in bankruptcy proceedings of Garlock, Bondex

    WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Despite similar allegations and circumstances surrounding the Bondex International, Inc. and Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceedings, the two cases reached very different judgments, bringing into question why. For starters, both companies sought...

  • Taro Pharmaceuticals resolves Medicaid fraud allegations with Texas AG

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott reached a $19.5 million agreement on Monday with Taro Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. to resolve allegations of Medicaid fraud. Taro allegedly engaged in the fraudulent reporting of inflated drug prices to the Medicaid program....

  • Vt. company settles hazardous waste violations with AG Sorrell

    Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell announced a $70,000 settlement on Monday with a Burlington-area business that allegedly violated the state’s Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Sisters and Brothers Investment Group LLP...

  • Barneys and N.Y. AG reach agreement

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement on Monday with Barneys New York to ensure consumers have equal access to the retailer’s stores, regardless of race or ethnicity. Schneiderman’s office looked into...

  • N.C. AG says Pa. fracking company illegally soliciting leases

    Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper’s office recently wrote a letter to an out-of-state fracking company that allegedly engaged in the improper solicitation of fracking leases. The Pennsylvania-based Crimson Holdings allegedly tried...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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