A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law reveals exposure to the criminal justice system, no matter the length of time, carries consequences that “extend far beyond a guilty plea, trial verdict, or release from prison.” People who have…
The question of whether fathers deserve as much parental leave as mothers when a new child comes into the home is in the hands of a Washington, D.C. district judge.
While Congress is working to root out CARES Act fraud connected to billions in business loans awarded during the COVID-19 crisis, small business owners are concerned about whether they followed the rules or will face the feds’ wrath if they didn’t.
Prior to the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was hard-pressed to get corporate whistleblowers to come forward. But just last week, the SEC awarded $2.5 million to whistleblowers who aided in an investigation.
Dr. Noelle Nelson, a California-based jury consultant, recalls the time she was helping a law firm prepare witnesses for trial and asked a woman to come to her prep session dressed as she would in court. “I used to say, ‘your Sunday best.’ So this gal came in fishnet hose.” Nelson travels the country and consults on all aspects of trial preparation.
It’s not often you see a Chief Justice of a state Supreme Court apologize for making a mistake. But that’s exactly what recently happened in Florida after the Florida Board of Bar Examiners recommended cancelling a scheduled on-line Bar exam just days before the test.
The recent denial of 3M Company’s attempt to have the courts dismiss litigation from 150,000 veterans suffering hearing loss or tinnitus from faulty earplugs means one of the country’s largest multidistrict cases is moving closer to settlement or trial.
Approximately 500,000 student-athletes play in multiple NCAA divisions nationwide. Someday soon, those players will be able to get paid, and with the NCAA’s blessing.
Older workers are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19 than those younger. Now some worry about increased age discrimination.
Judges facing ethics complaints say and do the darndest things, sometimes bordering on humorous. More often though, judicial misconduct creates injustices for those coming before the court on serious matters from child custody to criminal drug cases.