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Tampa Bay Times Names 'Modern-day Anita Bryant' Pam Bondi Its 'Loser of 2014'

55 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's declarationback in August that she was "just getting started" in her fight against gay marriage came to an abrupt end on December 19 when the Supreme Court denied her emergency request for a stay on...

GOP Lawmakers Warm to Loretta Lynch for US Attorney General

Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s pick to replace outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is reportedly winning over some key Republican lawmakers ahead of what is expected to be a set of contentious nomination hearings early next year, according to Politico.

Republican Gadfly on War Path Against Republicans

During this year's GOP primary, top Colorado Republicans, including Colorado GOP Chair Ryan Call and Attorney General John Suthers, claimed to have no knowledge of a GOP-funded campaign attacking Colorado gubernatorial candidateTom Tancredo. Matt...Show More Summary

Credit Suisse must face $10 billion N.Y. mortgage-fraud lawsuit

``Credit Suisse Group has been ordered to face a $10 billion lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the Swiss bank of fraud in the sales of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis... New York sued CreditShow More Summary

Holiday Bell: 12.26.14

New York’s Top Cop Scores as Credit Suisse Faces $10 Billion Mortgage Fraud Suit (Bloomberg) Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) was ordered to face a $10 billion lawsuit by New York’s attorney general accusing the Swiss bank of fraud in the sales of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis. Show More Summary

Attorney General Will Appeal Ruling Saying Women Can’t See Ultrasound of Baby Before Abortion

The North Carolina Attorney General will appeal a federal appeals court’s ruling striking down a North Carolina law allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child before an abortion is done. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit struck down a North Carolina law requiring a 24-hour waiting period […]

Nebraska and Oklahoma Sue Colorado

Tim Lynch Yesterday, the attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a complaint asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana for adults, unconstitutional. The gist of the complaint...Show More Summary

Irony: Sony Turns To Google, The Company It Was Plotting Against, To Stream The Interview

4 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

To me, the biggest story to come out of the Sony Hack remains how the MPAA and the major studios were conspiring to attack Google by paying for state Attorneys General to drum up silly investigations of the company. Most everyone else...Show More Summary

As The "Nutty Black Progressive Fundamentalist Progressors" Call For A "New Civil Rights Movement" To "Respect Black LIfe So It Can Breathe" A Black Assistant US Attorney General Arrests A Black Man For "Gun Running" Out Of "Maynard Holbrook Jackson Inter

The Federal Prosecutors Expose A Gun Smuggling Operation From Atlanta To New York City By Air National Action Network Says: "If We Impose Standardized National Gun Control On Former Confederate States Like Georgia And Force Delta Air...Show More Summary

Judge Tries to Calm Dispute Between Google, Mississippi Official

A federal judge issued a stay giving Google two additional months to respond to what it called an “enormously burdensome” subpoena from Mississippi's attorney general.

NY's attorney general says Jimmy John's non-compete clause is unfair

New York's attorney general is unhappy about the sandwich shop chain's use of noncompete contracts with low-level employees

ARKANSAS: AG To Appeal Stayed Marriage Equality Ruling To Eighth Circuit Court

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Back in May, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel declared that while he personally supports same-sex marriage, he would be defending his state's ban. Today he announced his intent to appeal last month's stayed ruling to the Eighth Circuit Court. Show More Summary

Why Hollywood is going after Google over prescription drugs

E-mails stolen as part of the Sony hacks suggest that the Motion Picture Association of America, the powerful industry group representing U.S. movie studies, has been leaning on state attorneys general to go after Google for search listings, online advertisements and videos it hosts that promote illegal pharmaceuticals and other illicit drugs. At the moment, […]

Why Hollywood is going after Google over prescription drugs

4 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

E-mails stolen as part of the Sony hacks suggest that the Motion Picture Association of America, the powerful industry group representing U.S. movie studies, has been leaning on state attorneys general to go after Google for search listings, online advertisements and videos it hosts that promote illegal pharmaceuticals and other illicit drugs. At the moment, […]

Why Hollywood is going after Google over prescription drugs

E-mails stolen as part of the Sony hacks suggest that the Motion Picture Association of America, the powerful industry group representing U.S. movie studies, has been leaning on state attorneys general to go after Google for search listings, online advertisements and videos it hosts that promote illegal pharmaceuticals and other illicit drugs. At the moment, […]

Privacy Groups Upbraid MPAA For Trying To Bring SOPA Back At The State Level

The ongoing struggle between Google and the Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has new players this week, as a number of privacy groups waded into the mix, dinging the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) for, in their words,...Show More Summary

Judge calls a time-out in fight between Google and Mississippi attorney general

A judge for the Southern District Court of Mississippi has called a time-out on a dispute between Google and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. In a ruling Monday, Judge Henry T. Wingate did not immediately grant Google's request for a temporary restraining order to stop an investigation by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. Instead, the court stayed […]

Sony threatens to sue Twitter unless users stop posting hacked emails

A Sony Pictures lawyer has threatened to sue Twitter unless the social network blocks users who post information contained in a trove of hacked emails. In a letter sent Monday to Twitter's general counsel, attorney David Boies writes...Show More Summary

Justice Department: Transgender Rights Are Protected Under Federal Law

Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that it is the position of the U.S. Department of Justice that discrimination against transgender people is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, representing a reversalShow More Summary

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