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  • Eric Holder in hot water with federal judge over drug sentencing guidelines

    Attorney General Eric Holder is the nation's chief law enforcement officer, so his job is to enforce laws duly passed by Congress and signed by the president. Nowhere in his job description does the AG get to decide unilaterally to reduce federal drug sentencing guidelines. Don't expect Holder...

  • John Boehner to Eric Holder: Race isn't the issue, the truth is

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, rejected Attorney General Eric Holder's suggestion that JudiCIAry Committee members disrespected him because of his race. "There's no issue of race here," Boehner told reporters Thursday. "The frustration is that the American people have not been told the...

  • Eric Holder refers Congress to Treasury for legal basis of Obamacare delays

    Attorney General Eric Holder told a House panel that lawmakers interested in knowing the legal basis for President Obama's delay of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate should look to the Treasury Department for answers.

  • Arkansas AG files petition against CMCS Services

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a petition on Tuesday seeking to compel a Fort Worth, Texas-based credit repair company to respond to his requests for information about the company’s business practices. McDaniel asked the Pulaski...

  • Va. AG concludes public safety tour

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has wrapped up a two-week public safety tour of the state. Herring ended the tour Friday with a regional meeting in Waynesboro. It began in Hampton Roads on March 17. The two-week tour included 22 regional meetings with community...

  • New York attorney general recovers $1 million from former missionary group CFO

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday his office has recovered about $1 million that was allegedly embezzled from a Catholic missionary group by its former chief financial officer. Schneiderman The late Raymond Schroeck allegedly devised a...

  • Illinois attorney general obtains customer payments from e-book settlement

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Tuesday that Illinois e-book customers will start receiving payments this week from a price-fixing settlement with five book publishers. Madigan Madigan joined 32 other attorneys general in a lawsuit against Penguin...

  • Massachuse​tts AG obtains judgment against former club treasurer

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has obtained a consent judgment against the former treasurer of a Marlborough-based figure skating club, resolving allegations of misappropriating club funds for personal use. Coakley Barry Eavzan allegedly violated...

  • New York AG reaches settlements with auto dealers

    ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday announced settlements with six auto dealers in the state’s Capital District that allegedly used deceptive and misleading advertisements. Schneiderman Zappone Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, Lia Nissan,...

  • Correction: Death Row-Virginia story

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — In a story March 25 about a legal battle over policies on Virginia's death row, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of Rebecca Glenberg. She is legal director of the ACLU of Virginia, not its executive director. The story also mischaracterized the ACLU of...

  • N.C. AG says lost packages from Central America have been found

    Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced the recovery on Friday of packages that should have been sent from North Carolina to locations in Central America. Medrano Express, a now-defunct company that specialized in shipping items to...

  • Indiana AG sues Rapid Running Event Management

    Zoeller TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced a lawsuit on Friday against a Terre Haute-based event company that allegedly took advance payments from more than 1,400 people for running events that never occurred. Rapid Running Event...

  • Does Eric Holder care that votes against Pennsylvania's voter ID law were bought?

    The differences in the case against former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and the case against the four democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania are distinctive. In Virginia, the investigation was completed; charges were considered, and ultimately rendered. In Pennsylvania, the...

  • New York attorney general settles with health insurer over mental health denials

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Thursday with a Schenectady-based health insurer to resolve allegations of widespread violations of mental health parity laws. MVP Health Care, through its behavioral health...

  • Wisconsin attorney general obtains judgment against insulation seller

    Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a judgment on Thursday against a Florida-based attic insulation seller for allegedly violating state consumer protection laws. Mark Stitt, a resident of Panama City, Fla., and his company ES...



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