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  • U.S. Appeals Court rules against Obamacare subsidies

    In a case with potential to scramble the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that federal subsidies for health insurance were not properly designed.

  • PTO provides examiners with guidance on software patents in light of U.S. SC ruling

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently provided its examiners with guidance on software patents following a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that ruled some software method and systems patents are invalid. And one patent attorney says the PTO’s...

  • Congress faces gridlock on Veterans Affairs and border spending bills

    With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.

  • Law blocks some brown lawn fees during droughts

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday. Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2100 following an April emergency order prohibiting homeowner associations from penalizing...

  • For Obama's labor policy, no setback is permanent

    Less than two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that two of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional and their decisions therefore void, President Obama renominated one of those appointees, Sharon Block, back to the board.

  • Kansas AG files lawsuit against medical alert device companies

    TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Friday a lawsuit has been filed against a group of Utah-based medical device companies that allegedly violated the state’s Do Not Call Act. Schmidt Schmidt’s office received multiple complaints in...

  • Iowa AG seeks injunction against supplement company

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller requested an injunction Friday against a Las Vegas-based health supplement company to stop its Iowa sales and force it to comply with a consumer fraud inquiry. Miller Miller requested an injunction that would bar Au...

  • Immigration crisis is bordering on madness

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!"

  • Indiana AG files lawsuit against telemarketer

    INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit Friday against a telemarketer and his company for allegedly making illegal pre-recorded calls and impersonating an ADT home security systems representative. Zoeller Jerome Edmond and USA Promotions...

  • Bondi sues New Jersey corporation over alleged charity scam

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – On Friday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi sued a New Jersey corporation for allegedly operating an illegal raffle. Bondi American Children’s Cancer Association, or ACCA, allegedly registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and...

  • Idaho AG settles with Utah security system business

    BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced Friday a settlement with a Utah-based home security company that allegedly violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act by using deceptive sales tactics. Wasden Vision Security LLC sales representatives...

  • Alabama AG reaches $500,000 settlement with propane providers

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Friday a $500,000 settlement with two propane providers that allegedly violated the Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Strange ThompsonGas-Smokies LLC and Suburban Gas Propane Partners LLC provide...

  • North Carolina patent troll bill still in negotiations

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A bill that includes a provision aimed at combating so-called “patent trolls” is closer to becoming law in North Carolina. The “Abusive Patent Assertions Act,” an article within Senate Bill 648, attempts to “strike a balance” between the...

  • Immigration debate upended by a flood of children

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The sudden rise in the number of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the U.S. border has dramatically redefined the yearlong debate on immigration. President Barack Obama had demanded action on a broad change in the law that would have given...

  • U.S. SC decision in False Claims Act case will influence whistleblower suit against Purdue Pharma

    BECKLEY, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to address two False Claims Act issues that will affect FCA lawsuits in the future. The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter on July 2, raising questions about...



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