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  • White Collar Crooks Share Certain Characteristics

    It’s a mistake to ignore the human element when fighting fraud within a corporation. There are behavioral and environmental factors that are common among white-collar crooks, and watching for them increases the odds of deterring fraud or...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • Walmart Settles Cashiers Lawsuit

    About 100,000 current and former Walmart cashiers will receive up to $1000 each as a result of a settlement in a suit accusing the retailer of failing to provide suitable seating for workers who want it. The...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • China Opens New Front In Trade War

    China has just about run out of American imports to tax, and it is looking for ways to retaliate to U.S. tariffs. Those can include slow inspections for imports at Chinese ports and tighter regulatory scrutiny of...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Tax Carbon Or We’re Cooked, Says U.N. Report

    A U.N. report, the first to be commissioned by the Paris agreement, details a massive global crisis as soon as 2040 unless the world is able to “turn on a dime,” as one of the author’s describes...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Cosby’s Lawyers File Appeal, Claim Judge Erred

    Lawyers for Bill Cosby claim that Judge Steven O’Neill was wrong when he said that Cosby is a violent sexual predator who must be behind bars because he would be a danger to the community. They are...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Copyrights, Paternity Disputes, In James Brown Estate Battle

    James Brown died 12 years ago but the battle over his estate rages on. Brown met his fourth wife, Tomi Rae Hynie in Las Vegas, where she had a career as a Janis Joplin imitator. They were...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Supreme Court Will Severely Restrict Abortion – With Or Without Kavanaugh

    In the only case Brett Kavanaugh decided involving abortion, he vacated an order directing that a young woman who found out she was pregnant while in government custody be allowed to access abortion. A federal court had...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • #MeToo Bomb Soon To Fall On the Supreme Court

    One of these days and it won’t be long, the issue of whether “she said he said” can constitute defamation when it plays out in the media is coming to the Supreme Court. The case that may...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • World’s First Robot Lawyer Counseling Clients

    A company called DoNotPay uses an AI-powered robot to interview clients about their legal problems, then uses the answers to complete and submit legal paperwork on their behalf. According to the company’s owner, Joshua Browder, the legal industry...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Kavanaugh’s Views Alarm the Far Right

    Democrats fret that a Justice Kavanaugh on the high court means the death knell for a number of progressive agendas – meaningful legislation to address climate change; efforts to help low-paid workers and labor in general make...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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