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  • Cops Who Killed Suspects Hides Identities Under Victim’s Rights Law

    A victims’ right law passed by referendum in South Dakota in 2016 allows crime victims to control whether information about themselves is released publicly. So far two policemen have exercised their rights under the law to hide...

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  • Citizens In AZ Attacking Self-Driving Cars

    Autonomous vehicles being tested in Chandler, AZ, are being threatened, and sometimes attacked by citizens wielding weapons. Protesters have various axes to grind, one of them, according to sources in this New York Times article, that autonomous vehicles...

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  • Six Hundred Dollars Per Month and a Free Trip To Miami

    In response to a FOIA request, the FCC has made public emails expressing investigators’ surprise when they learned that a major figure in an inquiry they were conducting had been named chief of staff to then-Attorney General...

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  • Has Jeff Sessions Filed An Amicus Brief?

    In a blog titled One Toke Over the Line, Mark Tabakman describes a case in which an employer defends an FLSA lawsuit by asserting that it is in an illegal business and therefore immune to suit. The...

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  • Biggest Cartel In U.S. History Is Defendant In Anti-Trust Suit

    Two years ago 20 state attorneys general filed a federal antitrust suit, accusing six generic drug makers of artificially inflating and manipulating prices to reduce competition for an antibiotic and an oral diabetes medication. Connecticut Atty. Gen....

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  • Risk Control Begins At The Top

    Creating a risk-aware company culture begins with agreeing on a vision and making sure all the key players are on board. Start by discussing your goals and developing metrics to mark progress. One important goal is to...

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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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