Attorney General

Late cloud over Ellison bid for Minnesota attorney general

MINNEAPOLIS  — Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, sought his party’s nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend’s allegation of domestic abuse. The allegation surfaced the weekend before Tuesday’s primary when the son of … Continue reading Late cloud over Ellison bid for Minnesota attorney general

Kansas News: Wilson County man, DeJay Lynn Schlegel, sentenced to more than 19 years for murder

FREDONIA, KS – A Wilson County man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 19 years in prison for murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. DeJay Lynn Schlegel, 37, of Neodesha, pleaded no contest in May to one count of reckless murder in the second degree, one count of arson, one count of interference with … Continue reading Kansas News: Wilson County man, DeJay Lynn Schlegel, sentenced to more than 19 years for murder

Nevada News: AG Laxalt Praises “Cold Case” Murder Charges Filed Against Alleged Serial Murderer Christopher Ewing

Charges Against Nevada Inmate Follow AG Laxalt’s 2016 Official Attorney General Opinion and Cross-Jurisdictional Collaboration with Colorado CARSON, NV – Friday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt issued the following statement concerning multiple newly filed cold case murder charges in Colorado against Nevada inmate Christopher Ewing.  According to an affidavit for arrest warrant filed in … Continue reading Nevada News: AG Laxalt Praises “Cold Case” Murder Charges Filed Against Alleged Serial Murderer Christopher Ewing

New Jersey News: New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Five Doctors Involving the Prescription of Opioids, Anabolic Steroids, or Other Controlled Substances

NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs yesterday announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners (“the Board”) has revoked the licenses of five doctors in unrelated cases involving the prescription of opioids, anabolic steroids, and/or other controlled substances to their patients, including two doctors convicted … Continue reading New Jersey News: New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Five Doctors Involving the Prescription of Opioids, Anabolic Steroids, or Other Controlled Substances

Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Former Business Manager of School District, Deborah Long

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 43-year-old Deborah Long, the former business manager for the Western Arizona Vocational Education District (WAVE), for allegedly stealing district monies. While employed as WAVE’s business manager, Long is accused of issuing warrants to herself, issuing warrants to her credit card companies, … Continue reading Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Former Business Manager of School District, Deborah Long

Virginia News: Attorney General Mark R. Herring Welcomes Termination of Sinclair/Tribune Merger

Virginia Attorney General had been investigating the proposed merger RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement on the announcement that Tribune Media Company would abandon its proposed merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group.  If finalized the merger would have given Sinclair control of more than 200 stations reaching nearly 75% … Continue reading Virginia News: Attorney General Mark R. Herring Welcomes Termination of Sinclair/Tribune Merger

South Carolina News: SC Constitutional Ballot Commission Approves Amendment Wording for November

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s Constitutional Ballot Commission gave its unanimous approval Thursday to the wording of a constitutional amendment that will be on November’s ballot.  The commission is made up of Attorney General Alan Wilson, Director of the State Election Commission Marci Andino, and Ashley Harwell-Beach, representing the Director of Legislative Council. If the … Continue reading South Carolina News: SC Constitutional Ballot Commission Approves Amendment Wording for November

New York News: A.G. Underwood Files Brief To Protect Vulnerable Young Immigrants

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Provided Abused, Abandoned, or Neglected Young People a Path to Lawful Permanent Residence Until Trump Administration Quietly Reversed Policy Earlier this Year AG Underwood Argues that Federal Government’s Denial of SIJS to NY-Based Applicants Rests on Fundamental Misunderstanding of NY Law NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Files Brief To Protect Vulnerable Young Immigrants