In the News Today - June 4, 2015

June 04, 2015

The political rivalry between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman heated up this week, as Cuomo’s legal department submitted a five-page, 22-question survey to state agency general counsels, asking them to evaluate the performance of Schneiderman’s office. (New York Times) reports that Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange “has deputized two private law firms to allow them to assist the state in its lawsuit against BP stemming from lost tax revenue and other expenses” related to the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill. The story cites statistics from Legal Newsline, which has reported extensively on this issue during the past several weeks. (