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  • Three State Attorneys General Investigating Marriot

    Personal information about hundreds of millions of guests was compromised by the data breach at Marriot International, which took place over four years before being detected earlier this month. Hackers accessed gender, birth dates, email and mailing...

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  • Celebrity Lawyers Star In Nation’s Soap Opera

    An article in Town&Country laments the crassness and loss of decorum in our civic life, and fingers big-shot lawyers with foul mouths and Neroesque lifestyles, along wth their tacky super-rich clients, as the main culprits. Lanny Davis,...

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  • New EU Whistleblower Protections

    There will be new protections for whistleblowers in the EU next year if proposed regulations go into effect. Under the new Whistleblowing Directive, employees who speak up about corporate violations of EU laws would be guaranteed a...

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  • U of Az Paid Law Firms $1.4 Million In Basketball Corruption Probe Costs

    The University of Arizona has spent at least $1.4 million on outside legal work during the 12 months since a former assistant basketball coach was arrested on charges of bribery and fraud – $796,817 to Steptoe &...

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  • SEC Snooping Around Snap

    Snap Inc.’s March 2017 IPO raised more than $3 billion, and the stock rose from there, for awhile. Now the company is worth less than one-third of its high water valuation of more than $30 billion, its...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Blockchain Technology In Mainstream Manufacturing

    Recent global surveys by PWC and Deloitte found that most executives think blockchain technology is “scalable” and that it will be disruptive, resulting in revolutionary changes in operations, and that it’s likely to reach the mainstream. Among...

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  • “Welcome To New York” – Cartel Chief’s Trial Underway

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the notorious Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, had a Houdini-like talent for escape and a preternatural ability to evade capture when he was on the run, but a pretty mundane weak spot...

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  • Judge Is Emerging Giant In Discovery Jurisprudence

    A recent opinion from Winfield v. City of New York counters recent attempts to dilute Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d) safeguards of privileged information against waiver by inadvertent disclosure. The City of New York had withheld more...

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  • Conspiracy Theorist Tries To Enlist Law Professor In Libelous Scheme

    One upon a time a PI was a private investigator who was forever getting involved in noirish mysteries. Now they’ve devolved into “Private Intelligence” operatives who create fake news and use dirty tricks to bring down political...

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  • Justice Kennedy Proudest Of Decisions Contrary To His Religious Beliefs

    In a talk at Stanford University, former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said that a bitterly divided citizenry has reached a low point in the national dialogue, but took some measure of hope from the possibility that...

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