Cooley and New York Law School Students Fight Back from their Alma Mater’s Alleged Embellishment of Post-Graduation Employment Rates

A class action lawsuit filed this past Wednesday against Thomas M. Cooley Law School and New York Law School by several of its former students asserts claims that both schools are guilty of overstating and amplifying their post-graduate employment and salary statistics. These students are alleging t...
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Lawsuit involving an improper police search is finally headed to trial after seventeen years

In 1994, New York City police officers, acting on an informant’s tip, obtained a “no-knock” search warrant and forcefully entered the apartment of a mother and her six children in the Bronx.  After seventeen years, a lawsuit filed by the family claiming the search was unlawful will finally be...
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JPMorgan Attempts to Have $19 Billion Lawsuit Stemming From Madoff Scandal Thrown Out

JPMorgan Chase & Co. recently asked a judge to toss out a $19 billion lawsuit filed against it by Irving Picard, the trustee responsible for recovering funds from the Madoff investment scandal.  In support of its request, JPMorgan cited to a recent ruling in which U.S. District Judge Ratner thr...
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Lawsuit Against Rumsfeld Involving Wartime Torture is Allowed to Move Forward

 A Federal Judge has ruled that a lawsuit against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld by an Army veteran claiming he was tortured while in U.S. military custody in Iraq will be permitted to move forward.  The 50-year-old veteran was working for an American contracting company as a translator ...
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U.A.E Colonel Acquitted from Keeping an Unpaid Servant, but More is Still to Come

A United Arab Emirates Officer, Colonel Arif Mohamed Seed Mohamed Al-Ali, was acquitted this past Friday from charges of keeping an unpaid servant in his home. Elizabeth Cabitia Ballesteros accused Al-Ali of having her work long, unpaid hours cleaning, cooking and babysitting. In addition, she claim...
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Jury Selection: Peremptory Challenegs vs. Equal Protection Clause

Daniel Osazuwa, a homosexual male, who was born in Nigeria was arrested for assaulting a prison guard while serving time after a bank fraud conviction.  Mr. Osazuwa claimed he was giving the guard a hug, a gesture native to his African traditions, and that the homophobic man overreacted.  At Os...
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Insider Trading Crackdown against Father and Son Duo

The newest “victims” of the government’s crackdown on insider trading: are father and son  H. Clayton Peterson, 65 and Drew Peterson, 35.  The pair from Denver pled guilty last week, each to one count of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Clayton Peterso...
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Google Makes Peace with France and Now Looks to the U.S. for More E-Book Deals

It appears that France and Google have a relationship that’s “on the rocks.”  Yet somehow, France has become the first and only country thus far to agree to a book deal with the online monster. Google’s book project, which seeks to digitize books that are out of print, has al...
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