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  • Maine AG files suit against EPA over water quality standards

    Mills AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) – Maine Attorney General Janet Mills announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleging it failed to approve the state’s water quality standards under the Clean Water Act. The federal Clean Water Act...

  • Uber settles with New York AG, will comply with price gouging law

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement on Tuesday with Uber, a mobile application that connects riders with for-hire vehicles, to limit prices during emergencies and natural disasters. Uber uses dynamic rates for...

  • Professor compares California’s ‘one-party rule’ to Mexico PRI

    LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Low voter turnout, increasing corruption and a lack of fresh ideas all can be contributed to California’s “one party rule,” according to a recent column. On Tuesday CityWatch, a Los Angeles opinion and news website, posted a column authored by Joel Kotkin,...

  • Garlock responds to fraud claims by asbestos claimants committee

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The debtors in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding have filed a heavily redacted opposition to reopening the sealed record of 2013’s estimation hearing that led to only $125 million being placed in a trust for asbestos claimants. The...

  • U.S. SC shoots down Federal Circuit’s test in case over broad patent claims

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court last month overruled the federal court in charge of handling all U.S. patent appeals, rejecting its test for determining whether a patent claim is sufficiently “definite.” In Nautilus Inc. v. Biosig Instruments Inc., the nation’s...

  • Abbott seeks donations to crush Common Core

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and his gubernatorial campaign are seeking donations to ensure Common Core education standards stay out of Texas. Abbott Lynn Haueter, a staffer for the Republican candidate, sent out an email to supporters on Monday,...

  • Hillary Clinton leading field of potential 2016 presidential candidates, poll says

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A new poll indicates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the 2016 presidential race. Clinton leads the Democratic primary with 58 percent, followed by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts with 11 percent, Vice President Joseph...

  • Dallas losses to Cleveland in bid to host 2016 Republican National Convention

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday that Cleveland had beat out Dallas for the right to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. The RNC’s site selection committee’s recommendation to hold the event in Cleveland remains contingent on...

  • Motorcycle insurance company settles with Massachusetts for $14.9M

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $14.9 million settlement on Monday with a motorcycle insurer to resolve allegations it overcharged thousands of motorcycle owners on their policies. Commerce Insurance Company, which was acquired...

  • eFoodhandlers reaches agreement with Wash. AG over certificate

    Ferguson SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced an agreement on Monday with an Oregon-based online food service training company that allegedly misled workers and engaged in deceptive business practices. eFoodhandlers Inc. offers online training...



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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