• Bankruptcies, Loan Delinquencies & Recession Jitters

    A recent report from the American Bankruptcy Institute finds commercial chapter 11 filings were up 19 percent in August compared to the previous year, and a post from the American Farm Bureau Federation says that annual average...

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  • Phony Student Papers, Purchased On Demand, Are Flooding U.S. Colleges

    It’s not plagiarism because the essays are original. It’s just that they aren’t the work of the students who turn them in. Instead they are written to order by employees who work for outfits with names like...

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  • Third-Party Workplace Compliance Investigations

    All major corporations have HR departments and policies to combat workplace discrimination and harassment, but as the impact of the #MeToo movement has demonstrated, current systems often fail to meet the needs of both businesses and employees....

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  • Gun-Tracing In The U.S Is From Another Century

    It’s no accident the U.S. has an archaic system for tracing guns, according to documentary film maker David Freid, whose work on the subject is up for an Emmy. “The technology that we use is largely designed...

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  • “AI” Run Amok, Falsely Accuses Thousands Of Unemployment Fraud, Says Class Action

    A case in Michigan will set the alarm bills ringing for those concerned about artificial intelligence in the legal system, specifically when it’s employed in the course of enforcement and prosecution. In Michigan, a class action was...

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  • Tesla Drops Suit Against A Short-Seller & Critic

    Tesla was trying to get a permanent restraining order against the man, who is part of an online community of Tesla short-sellers and critics who maintain the company exaggerates its technological claims and financial prospects. Tesla claims...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • A First: Execs Indicted For Failure To Report Product Defects

    Two executives of a CA company that imports humidifiers from China are being prosecuted for failing to report a potentially dangerous defect in one their products until at least six months after they became aware of it....

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  • Amazon Will Spend $700M To Retrain Third Of Its Workforce

    In the face of the tightest labor market in decades and persistent criticism over working conditions for its low-wage workers, Amazon has announced a plan to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025, at a...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Lawyer Gets 5 Years In Porn-Trolling Scam

    One of two former attorneys who orchestrated a porn trolling scheme has received a five-year sentence in federal court in Minnesota. He got a reduced sentence for cooperating in the prosecution of his partner, who got 14...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • A Liberal Swallows The SCOTUS Gerrymander Decision

    In his take on the Court’s decision in Rucho v. Common Cause, an Atlantic magazine contributing editor echoes Winston Churchill’s famous remark about democracy being the worst form of government, except for all the others. Rucho was...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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