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2008-06-25 12:02:33

To: LEGAL AFFAIRS EDITORS Contact: Matt Pawa, +1-617-233-3773 (cell phone); or Leslie Anderson, +1-703-276-3256, landerson@hastingsgroup.com, for Matt Pawa NEWTON CENTRE, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney Matt Pawa issued the following statement today: "Today, a federal district court in California entered an opinion and order denying the automobile manufacturers' latest attempts to invalidate the California Pavley law that regulates greenhouse gas emissions from cars....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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