3/8/2012   A sweeping lawsuit filed last year by two Kentucky county clerks against MERS, the lending industry organization that allows the trading of mortgages among secondary market investors, has been dismissed by a federal judge in Paducah. In April,… Read more...

Fracking in Towns Upheld by New York Judge

On 03-08-2012, In Legal Industry, by Blake Houser

3/8/2012   A judge delivered a blow to the oil and gas industry by ruling that small towns in New York possess the authority to prohibit drilling within their borders, including the contentious process known as fracking. State Supreme Court… Read more...
3/7/2012   Landowners who are not leasing their land to oil and gas companies for natural gas drilling may actually not have much to say on the matter. According to Louis Chodkiewicz, a resident of Broadview Heights and who fought… Read more...
3/7/2012   Los Angeles adult film producers are threatening to boycott the city, home of the multi-million dollar pornography industry in America, in response to the new rules that will compel its actors to use condoms while they are performing… Read more...
3/6/2012   The Philadelphia Court system reversed on Thursday, February 16, 2012, a long standing rule of encouraging plaintiffs from out of state to file and try cases in a Philadelphia trial Court. According to a report released by the… Read more...
3/6/2012   Lawsuits filed by graduates of some law schools have drawn attention to the expectations of high rankings and the extent to which these schools will go just to promote and advance their standings. This year, fifteen lawsuits have… Read more...