New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has joined with Massachusetts and ten other states in filing a joint brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the existing interpretation of the Fair Housing Act against a challenge to the important civil rights law.
The U.S. Supreme Court reached a decision Monday in the case of the Federal Trade Commission vs. Actavis.
The court found that pay-for-delay settlements of drug patient litigation—settlements in which brand name drug manufacturers pay their generic competitors to delay the availability of cheaper generic drugs—may be challenged as potential violations of the antitrust law...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the case challenging New York State's handgun licensing statute, which requires individuals to demonstrate "proper cause" to obtain a license to carry concealed handguns in public.
The decision leaves in place a U...
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the "Defense of Marriage Act” which provides that same-sex marriages are not recognized for purposes of federal law.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a brief in this case with Vermont and Connecticut arguing that Defense of Marriage Act violates same-sex couples’ right to equal protection under the U.S. Constitution.