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Legislation Unveiled that Would Make Medical Marijuana Legal in Florida

Legislation Unveiled that Would Make Medical Marijuana Legal in Florida   On Monday, legislators in Florida introduced two identical bills that would legalize medical marijuana treatment. The move is an effort to win approval prior to an amendment to the state’s constitution coming up for a public vote in November,…>read more

No Comment February 11, 2014

Utah Gay Marriages Drama Takes New Turn – Feds Will Recognize Them

Utah Gay Marriages Drama Takes New Turn – Feds Will Recognize Them   Despite a federal judge striking down Utah’s gay marriage ban, and the state government appealing the order asking for a stay, and despite the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the temporary blocking of the federal judge’s order made by the…>read more

No Comment January 12, 2014

11 Attorneys General Explain Why Obama’s “Administrative Fix” is Illegal

11 Attorneys General Explain Why Obama’s “Administrative Fix” is Illegal   A letter sent by 11 Attorneys General to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius explains why Obama’s “administrative fix” to problems in rolling out the new health care system is illegal. The letter sent on December 26, 2013…>read more

2 Comments January 4, 2014

NY Attorney General Sues Donald Trump over his Bogus “Trump University”

NY Attorney General Sues Donald Trump over his Bogus “Trump University”   “Trump University” had to change its name in 2011, but not before disappointing such students as have turned to New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who says the expensive seminars were mostly useless and failed to deliver on promises…>read more

No Comment August 26, 2013

Justice Department Changes How it Prosecutes Non-Violent Drug Offenders

Justice Department Changes How it Prosecutes Non-Violent Drug Offenders     Federal prison policy is getting overhauled. Mandatory minimum prison sentences will be changed as federal prison policy gets reworked such that the Justice Department adjusts how it prosecutes non-violent drug offenders. This Monday Attorney General Eric Holder will…>read more

No Comment August 12, 2013

Arizona Attorney General Investigating Marshals and Polygamous Group

Arizona Attorney General Investigating Marshals and Polygamous Group   On Tuesday, Attorney General Tom Horne announced a probe of Arizona marshals who operate in a town that is considered to be home to one of the country’s largest polygamous sects. The marshals are being investigated for preventing women…>read more

No Comment January 23, 2013

NY AG Sues BofA, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase over Mortgage Fraud

NY AG Sues BofA, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase over Mortgage Fraud New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a suit against Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo over their abuse of a private database, MERS, in handling mortgages. The suit claims that this led to several wrongful…>read more

1 Comment February 4, 2012

Ogletree Deakins Continues to Grow Firm with Addition of Trio of Attorneys to Minneapolis Office; Shareholders to Phoenix Office

Ogletree Deakins Continues to Grow Firm with Addition of Trio of Attorneys to Minneapolis Office; Shareholders to Phoenix Office In recent days, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C announced the addition of a group of attorneys to the firm’s Minneapolis office. The attorneys join from Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd.. Bruce Douglas joins as a shareholder. Chris…>read more

1 Comment November 10, 2011

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyon! Today is Tuesday, August 24th. Here’s a quick recap of yesterday’s stories. The “Tax Lady’ Roni Deutch was slapped with a $34 million lawsuit for fraud by California Attorney General Jerry Brown… Dickstein Shapiro added two partners,…>read more

No Comment August 24, 2010

‘Tax Lady’ Deutch Draws Wrath of Jerry Brown

‘Tax Lady’ Deutch Draws Wrath of Jerry Brown “Tax Lady’ Roni Deutch was slapped with a $34 million lawsuit for fraud by California Attorney General Jerry Brown on Monday. The suit alleges Deutch’s law firm violated state law by making false claims of winning tax battles with the…>read more

No Comment August 23, 2010

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