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NC AG Josh Stein Files Two Additional Suits Over Firefighting Foam
NC Attorney General Josh Stein files two suits over firefighting foam, holding manufacturers and an airbase accountable for PFAS contamination.
Roe vs Wade Overturned
In a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court has overturned the ruling in Roe v. Wade, a 1973 case that established the constitutional right to abortion.
 Josh Stein Meets With VP To Continue Fighting the Fentanyl Crisis
Attorney General Josh Stein today joined Vice President Kamala Harris and other state attorneys general at the White House to discuss the fentanyl crisis.
Donald Trump Indicted on Federal Charges to Overthrow 2020 Election
On August 1, 2023, a federal grand jury indicted Trump on four felony counts: conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding, obstruction of an official proceeding, and defrauding the American people.
Supreme Court Kills Biden Student Loan Relief Plan
The Supreme Court on Friday invalidated President Joe Biden’s student loan debt relief plan, meaning the long-delayed proposal intended to implement a campaign trail promise will not go into effect.
United States Supreme Court Halts Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Settlement
The Supreme Court of the United States temporarily blocked the bankruptcy settlement of Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. The settlement would have shielded the Sackler family from civil lawsuits over their role in the opioid crisis.
Trump Indicted in Georgia Election Interference Probe
President Donald Trump and 18 others were indicted in Georgia on charges related to criminally trying to interfere in the 2020 general election, following an investigation prompted by Trump's infamous phone call to the Georgia secretary of state.
Trump to Turn Himself on Thursday Over Georgia Indictment
Former U.S. President Donald Trump plans to surrender on Thursday in Atlanta in connection with his indictment in Georgia on charges he sought to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state.
Dueling Proposals Pitched for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Trials
The Justice Department and lawyers for Camp Lejeune toxic water victims have pitched dueling proposals for how to proceed with trials over the decades-long contamination of the base's water supply.
Hunter Biden Sues IRS for Privacy Violations
Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, is suing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over allegations that the agency unlawfully disclosed his personal tax information.
Fentanyl Daycare Death Leads to Arrests in New York City
A 1-year-old boy died and three other children were hospitalized after being exposed to fentanyl at a daycare center in New York City, on September 16, 2023. The two people who ran the daycare center were arrested for murder and drug charges.
Sam Bankman-Fried Upcoming Trial to Test the Limits of Crypto Regulation
Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, was indicted by a grand jury in the Southern District of New York on charges of wire fraud and securities fraud.
Biden Documents Probe Nearing End
President Joe Biden’s interview with prosecutors over his handling of classified documents signals that a sprawling investigation that has included questioning of some of his closest aides and at least one cabinet member is nearing a conclusion.
Top Legal Trends of 2023: A Year of Tech Transformation, AI Anxiety, Evolving Justice
2023 was a year of significant shifts and challenges in the legal landscape. As society grappled with ongoing realities like the pandemic and digital acceleration, the law evolved to navigate new frontiers and address novel questions.