The question of whether the Clean Water Act’s reach extends to some groundwater pollution was already a contender for U.S. Supreme Court review, and the Sixth Circuit has improved the odds the high court will weigh in by landing firmly on the opposite side of the Fourth and Ninth circuits on the matter.
Environmental groups told the Fourth Circuit on Monday that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers was wrong to grant a permit for the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline, saying it is clear the project did not receive requisite state water quality approvals and that certain aspects of construction would take longer than allowed.
Standard Chartered PLC announced on Tuesday that it will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power plants, as the bank joins other lenders and insurers taking steps to move away from fossil fuels in a bid to combat climate change.
A D.C. federal judge reinstated two oil and gas leases in an area of Montana sacred to the nearby Blackfeet Tribe, saying the U.S. Department of the Interior's move to rescind the leases years after they were originally issued was "horsefeathers."
A Montana federal judge threw out the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the Yellowstone population of grizzly bear, saying the federal government didn’t sufficiently look at the consequences of the move on the bear’s overall population.
Hopi Tribe officials urged the federal government to take action in light of news that two companies have backed out of talks to take over ownership and operation of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, saying moving forward with the facility’s scheduled shutdown next year could lead to an economic crisis for the tribe.
The man known as the deal-closer in a $54 million Ponzi scheme rooted in bogus investments involving land and green energy preyed upon unsophisticated investors, such as widows and retirees, and squandered their money on a lavish lifestyle, a federal prosecutor told a Pennsylvania federal jury on Tuesday.
In a new, extraordinary book, "Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made," 13 of my judicial brethren have courageously and dramatically humanized the judicial process, says U.S. District Judge Frederic Block of the Eastern District of New York.
Uncertainty about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s future at the U.S. Department of Justice has rekindled fears about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s fate, but potential Rosenstein successors could find ways to slow Mueller down rather than outright dismantle an investigation that has already felled some of the president's associates.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday abandoned a measured approach to sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling the matter a con cooked up by Democrats and attacking one accuser’s credibility because she “admits she was drunk.”
Whether it's a yearning to have an impact on a business or ditch the pressure of billable hours, there are various reasons lawyers consider jumping to an in-house role. But making that leap, or falling flat, can hinge on a strong performance during the interview process. Here, Law360 looks at four ways attorneys can shine when interviewing with corporate decision makers.
A Troutman Sanders LLP associate filed suit in D.C. federal court Monday against his former fiancee, saying that she has refused to return a $100,000 engagement ring even after the engagement was called off.
The Massachusetts federal judge overseeing a probe of an eight-figure plaintiff fee award in the $300 million State Street class action unsealed a report Tuesday saying a Texas lawyer and a former Arkansas state senator played a "significant role" in securing the case for plaintiffs firm Labaton Sucharow LLP.
Delaware told the Third Circuit on Tuesday that the state's requirement for political party balance for its judiciary is a vital source of evenhandedness on a bench that grapples with many of the nation's corporate disputes, fighting a lower court's decision that the rule is unconstitutional.