2 million phony accounts Wells Fargo!

  5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired over 2 million phony accounts by Matt Egan   @mattmegan5September 9, 2016: 8:08 AM ET http://money.cnn.com/2016/09/08/investing/wells-fargo-created-phony-accounts-bank-fees/index.html?adkey=bn  Janet Yellen: We don’t need to break up the banks Everyone hates paying bank fees. But imagine paying fees on a ghost account you didn’t even sign up for. That’s exactly what happened…Read more »

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Massachusetts churches sue over transgender bathroom bill

10/12/16 REUTERS 00:22:49 REUTERS Copyright (c) 2016 Thomson Reuters October 12, 2016 Massachusetts churches sue over transgender bathroom bill https://1.next.westlaw.com/Document/Ibc4bbcb0901211e6bb60f70a28247177/View/FullText.html?transitionType=CategoryPageItem&contextData=(sc.Default) Curtis Skinner (Reuters) – Four Massachusetts churches on Tuesday filed a lawsuit asking to be exempted from a state law that requires public places to allow transgender people to use bathrooms in line with their…Read more »

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JPMorgan Chase Bank Fines Do Nothing to Them

I was working on something today, and saw that I needed to add some references (footnotes) to support what I was saying. It had to do with JPMorgan Chase Bank, and the fines for violations concerning robo-signing, lying, cheating, stealing homes, and the like. All related to foreclosures of course. When I began adding the…Read more »

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OPINION: The heightened pleading standard established in 2009 is based on faulty propositions. Arthur H. Bryant, The National Law Journal

National Law Journal http://www.nationallawjournal.com/printerfriendly/id=1202758245088 ‘Iqbal’ Brings Seven Years of Bad Luck for Plaintiffs OPINION: The heightened pleading standard established in 2009 is based on faulty propositions. Arthur H. Bryant, The National Law Journal May 23, 2016 The seventh anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal was May 18. It’s a…Read more »

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Judge Says FBI’s Hacking Tool Deployed In Child Porn Investigation Is An Illegal Search

Judge Says FBI’s Hacking Tool Deployed In Child Porn Investigation Is An Illegal Search http://abovethelaw.com/2016/04/judge-says-fbis-hacking-tool-deployed-in-child-porn-investigation-is-an-illegal-search/ By Techdirt / Apr 22, 2016 at 9:56 AM The judicial system doesn’t seem to have a problem with the FBI acting as admins for child porn sites while conducting investigations. After all, judges have seen worse. They’ve OK’ed the FBI’s hiring of…Read more »

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2016 STATE OF THE JUDICIARY ADDRESS THE HONORABLE CHIEF JUSTICE HUGH P. THOMPSON SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA January 27, 2016, 11 a.m. House Chambers, State Capitol

016 STATE OF THE JUDICIARY ADDRESS THE HONORABLE CHIEF JUSTICE HUGH P. THOMPSON SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA January 27, 2016, 11 a.m. House Chambers, State Capitol Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, President Pro Tem Shafer, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, my fellow judges and my fellow Georgians: Good morning. Thank you…Read more »

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Bar Groups See Threat from Nonlawyers

The American Lawyer http://www.americanlawyer.com/printerfriendly/id=1202748892813 from: The American Lawyer At ABA Meeting, Bar Groups See Threat from Nonlawyers Susan Beck, The Am Law Daily February 4, 2016 (Stanford Law School Professor Deborah Rhode criticized the opposition to Resolution 105, which some fear could lead to more non-lawyers providing legal services. Photo: Jason Doiy/The Recorder) A modest…Read more »

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