07/25/14 04:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. While citing progress in addressing the flow, he...
07/25/14 02:11 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A mass tort attorney and blogger says a federal judge’s ruling in favor of Legal Newsline should help bring much-needed transparency to asbestos and other mass tort bankruptcy cases. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn’s ruled a...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/25/14 01:19 PM
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says administration aides are scouring areas of the law ripe for more executive actions in response to House GOP lawsuit accusing President Obama of overreach.Â
By Sean Lengell | 07/25/14 12:30 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is insisting that immigration reform be excluded from proposed legislation to provide billions of dollars to deal with a flood of minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepping back from comments she made earlier this month.
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 12:24 PM
As states move to decriminalize and even legalize marijuana, most Latinos in a new poll said that a dope conviction should not be grounds for deporting illegal immigrants.
07/25/14 11:13 AM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the National Security Agency and other government entities for allegedly spying on American citizens have filed an opposition to the defendants’ motion to dismiss. “Plaintiffs respectfully request...
07/25/14 10:53 AM
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $150,000 consent judgment on Wednesday with a Rhode Island hospital that allegedly failed to protect the personal information of more than 12,000 Massachusetts patients. Women & Infants Hospital of...
07/25/14 10:52 AM
DeWine SANDUSKY, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Chicago-based mortgage rescue business that allegedly took money from consumers and made false promises about its ability to rescue homeowners from foreclosure. Credence...
07/25/14 10:51 AM
Biden WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against a California-based company alleging it illegally collected upfront fees from Delaware consumers through a mortgage rescue and loan assistance scam. Consumer Relief Program...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 06:58 PM
Not only is President Obama not going to get the $3.7 billion he wants to deal with a surge of migrant children on the southern border, he'll be lucky if he gets anything soon.
07/25/14 09:30 AM
DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don't have to like it. Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations. Though a few HOAs have willingly changed their rules to...
By Byron York | 07/24/14 06:30 PM
After a lethal injection took two hours to execute a convicted murderer, a federal judge suggests returning to older, now-abandoned methods.
07/24/14 03:56 PM
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – Guess? Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss in a class action lawsuit against it for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. “Plaintiff’s non-conclusory factual allegations, however, are contained in a mere two paragraphs in the First...
07/24/14 03:53 PM
Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced on Wednesday that her office joined with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to file a lawsuit against a North Palm Beach law firm that allegedly scammed homeowners. Hoffman Law Group...
07/24/14 03:52 PM
Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a temporary injunction and asset freeze on Wednesday against five Jacksonville residents who allegedly engaged in the illegal importation, breeding and sale of English bulldog puppies. Michelle Lee...
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