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  • Houses passes bill to expand patent and trademark training program

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that aims to boost innovation and provide pro bono legal assistance to inventors, small businesses and startups across the nation. Jeffries The bipartisan bill, H.R. 5108, overwhelmingly...

  • Decorated Wis. cop says he paid dearly for blowing whistle on DA’s crusade against Gov. Walker

    By Stuart Taylor, Jr., AMERICAN MEDIA INSTITUTE MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – After missing a scoop on Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm’s long-running investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writers, along with the district attorney’s staff,...

  • Kansas court rules withdrawn Democratic Senate candidate incapable of serving

    The question of whether Kansas Democratic Senate candidate Chad Taylor can legally withdraw from the race has been decided by the state Supreme Court. And the answer is yes, Taylor can withdraw.

  • Attorney says U.S. SC decision, lack of PTO guidance killing innovation

    Stevens WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – David Stevens doesn’t know what to tell his clients these days. Stevens, the head of a Silicon Valley law firm – Stevens Law Group in San Jose, Calif. – provides intellectual property counseling, licensing, litigation, strategic planning...

  • Wal-Mart paying $66K in settlement over alleged extra $.50 charge on Coca-Cola products

    Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s office reached a settlement with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. regarding false advertising for Coca-Cola products on Tuesday. The settlement requires Wal-Mart to pay more than $66,000 in penalties...

  • Paver to pay $177K in settlement with New Jersey after search led to Arkansas

    Hoffman TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The State of New Jersey recently obtained a $177,000 settlement in a lawsuit against Williams Asphalt Materials L.L.C., a former paving company that allegedly performed substandard work, according to an announcement by Acting Attoney General John....

  • N.Y. AG’s lawsuit alleges Actavis forced Alzheimer’s patients to switch medications

    Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman filed an antitrust lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturer Actavis P.L.C. and its New York-based subsidiary Forest Laboratories on Monday, alleging that they are forcing Alzheimer’s...

  • Va. AG sues 13 banks, seeks more than $1 billion

    Herring RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring recently filed a lawsuit against 13 banks seeking $1.15 billion in damages alleging the banks fraudulently misled the Virginia Retirement System during a sale of residential mortgage-backed securities to...

  • Jury hears arguments in terror finance trial

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a high-stakes legal offshoot of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a U.S. jury was asked Thursday to decide whether executives at Jordan-based Arab Bank should be held responsible for a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded. A...

  • Bill seeks fairer treatment for black lung victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease who are pursuing benefits claims. The bill by the two coal-state senators comes after an investigation by the Center for Public...

  • Bill would require scholars to disclose foreign cash

    A new bipartisan proposal would require think tank scholars to reveal their monetary connections to foreign governments.

  • Border Patrol may soon wear body cameras

    The test of cameras will be worn beginning Oct. 1 to improve accountability and transparency at Customs and Border Protection, Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Thursday. The National Border Patrol Council is expected to oppose the plan.

  • Former lead paint manufacturers file briefs to Calif. appeals court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A group of former lead paint manufacturers are appealing a judge’s decision holding them liable for the lead paint in millions of homes in California, saying in briefs this week that the ruling was “improper” and a $1.15 billion remedy “erroneous.” On...

  • Current asbestos trust system provides ‘easy opportunities’ for fraud, bankruptcy attorney says

    GEORGETOWN, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A bankruptcy attorney says opportunities and incentives for fraudulent conduct within the asbestos bankruptcy trust system are pervasive, and as a result, so is fraud. David Christian, founder of the David Christian Attorneys law firm, said the way asbestos...

  • W.Va. AG seeks summary judgment in lawsuit against Obama Administration

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit West Virginia filed against the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Morrisey Morrisey said the lawsuit, which was...



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