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  • Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe. Much of the land on the sprawling reservation has been leased for...

  • Holder resigning: Attorney general backed rights

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama's term. He is the...

  • Judge: Asbestos claimant only included defendants to keep case out of federal court

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – When determining whether the court had jurisdiction over an asbestos case, a Louisiana district judge has concluded that the claimant only joined certain defendants to the case in an effort to keep it in state court. Judge Jane Triche Milazzo filed the order...

  • Cardholder says American Express wrongfully charged late fees on holidays

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – An American Express cardholder has filed a class action complaint after she claims the company charged customers late fees on credit card payments due to holidays. Marcy Zevon claims American Express Bank unlawfully treated certain payments from its credit card...

  • Sports55 customers to receive restitution

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Customers of the company Sports55 will receive restitution under a settlement reached on Wednesday with Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler after the company allegedly failed to deliver orders or sent incomplete or incorrect orders. The settlement...

  • Airport workers to be paid restitution as a result of N.Y. AG’s investigation

    Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – After allegedly being paid wages as low as $3.90 per hour, skycaps contracted with Alstate Maintenance LLC, a contractor operating at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, will receive restitution and damages under a settlement...

  • States, feds reach $56.5M settlement with company over Adderall marketing

    Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced on Wednesday a $56.5 million settlement with Shire Pharmaceuticals after allegations that the company marketed off-label uses of Adderall XR, Vyvanse, Daytrona, Lialda and Pentasa. Conway joined...

  • Vt. dairy farmer agrees to $33K in civil penalties

    Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Following an investigation by Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell, dairy farmer Richard M. Nelson agreed on Tuesday to pay $33,000 in civil penalties after allegations that some practices at his farm violated the state’s water pollution...

  • Sen. Feinstein's 'assault weapons' ban not nearly as effective as she claims: Report

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein's, D-Calif., most famous piece of legislation, a ban on so-called "assault weapons," was far less effective than she and the gun control crowd claims it was, according to a report released this week by the nonprofit ProPublica.

  • Gay couples find hurdles to get driver's license

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some homosexuals have been denied a Texas driver's license because they took their same-sex spouse's name and the Department of Public Safety won't recognize documents reflecting the name change. DPS won't accept out-of-state marriage licenses or other documents reflecting...

  • Poll: Most saw Holder's Justice motivated by politics

    Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder turned the Justice Department into an arm of the president's political shop and was motivated mostly by politics, according to a recent survey influenced by his handling of the racially-charged Ferguson, Mo., police shooting.

  • Illinois high court to hear cigarette appeal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's reinstatement of a decade-old $10.1 billion class-action verdict against Phillip Morris USA over the nation's biggest cigarette maker's marketing of "light" and "low tar" designations. The high court, which has...

  • Internal audit says EPA mismanaged Texas project

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An internal audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reveals the agency mismanaged an experiment using new ways to demolish asbestos-ridden buildings. In a report published Thursday the Office of the Inspector General said more than a decade of EPA trials in...

  • Holder to resign as attorney general

    The nation's first black attorney general plans to announce his resignation Thursday, a White House official confirmed to the Washington Examiner.

  • Justice Dept. offers advice to assess NY legal aid

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says a state court should consider structural deficiencies in deciding whether New York should increase legal services for indigent defendants. The Justice Department takes no position on the merits of a pending lawsuit. But it says the court...



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