Score another one for California Attorney General Bill Lockyer. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Loren E. McMaster has ruled against a lawsuit Edward Jones filed to block a lawsuit Lockyer filed against the firm over its mutual fund sales practices, Dow Jones reports. Judge McMaster tentatively ruled that Lockyer is not precluded by Federal laws from filing such a suit.

Judge McMaster is scheduled to hear arguments in the case this Tuesday, with a ruling expected shortly thereafter.

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