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Stories with organization: Texas Attorney General's Office
  • AG Paxton: Texas courts don't have to follow foreign laws 
    Updated: Jun-15-16 4:46 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued an opinion reiterating that Texas courts don't have to enforce foreign laws or court rulings, amid some conservatives' fears Sharia law could be imposed in the state.

  • Texas AG Paxton asks court to dismiss civil fraud lawsuit 
    Updated: Jun-09-16 6:01 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Calling it a "dramatic overreach" by federal regulators, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor.

  • 21 states suing Delaware over abandoned money orders 
    Updated: Jun-09-16 4:30 pm

    WASHINGTON - Twenty-one states on Thursday sought more than $150 million in uncashed money orders from Delaware, where more than 1 million businesses take advantage of friendly incorporating laws and unclaimed financial property is a major source of state revenue.

  • Texas regulator: Trump U preyed on 'novice' investors 
    Updated: Jun-07-16 4:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - Emails from 2010 show that the staff of then-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott investigating Trump University thought the real estate seminars were a scam bilking "novices" with get-rich-quick promises that were impossible to deliver.