108 ABA Journal Oil Spill articles.
BP has warned Congress that it could have trouble funding its $20 billion oil spill compensation program if an offshore drilling moratorium is imposed.
BP says a ban could affect…
Sep 3, 2010 1:54 PM CDT
Sep 1, 2010 5:30 AM CDT
Alabama Attorney General Troy King has sued BP and oil rig contractors despite the governor’s opposition to a suit.
Attorney General Troy King says he filed the suits because BP…
Aug 13, 2010 11:32 AM CDT
Students are already at work doing research this summer for a new University of Florida Levin College of Law working group looking a the legal and policy issues surrounding the…
Aug 12, 2010 10:50 PM CDT
A federal panel of judges has decided that litigation concerning the massive undersea BP PLC oil spill that began in April will be heard by a federal judge in New…
Aug 10, 2010 9:57 PM CDT
Charles Dickens opened his famous novel A Tale of Two Cities with “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”
If Dickens were covering an ABA…
Aug 7, 2010 12:40 AM CDT
A group of plaintiffs law firms in the southeast have formed an Oil Spill Legal Alliance that is offering to help victims of the BP spill file claims without charge.
Aug 2, 2010 11:00 AM CDT
Lawyers see both promise and problems in the $20 billion Gulf Coast compensation fund
Aug 1, 2010 9:17 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2010 9:10 AM CDT
Note: The related CLE, “The Price of Oil,” is Wed., Aug. 18.
The legal repercussions from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico…
Jul 30, 2010 9:16 PM CDT
The Wall Street Journal editorial page is no friend of Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood.
An editorial today decries Hood’s efforts to change federal law so he can sue oil…
Jul 28, 2010 2:08 PM CDT
The lawyer who will be overseeing a $20 billion compensation fund for Gulf oil spill victims is acknowledging that some people don’t have tax returns to prove their lost income—but…
Jul 19, 2010 12:54 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against the Obama administration in its attempt to immediately reinstate a six-month moratorium on deepwater oil drilling.
The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court…
Jul 9, 2010 12:19 PM CDT
Jenner & Block is warning its corporate clients that they may be facing a deadline to file business interruption claims related to the Gulf oil spill.
According to Jenner, some…
Jul 7, 2010 4:17 PM CDT
After tobacco pact, Florida ices private lawyer fees in state cases
Jul 1, 2010 8:20 AM CDT
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