A Lawyer's Error Could Cost $1.5 Billion: Business of Law – Bloomberg
A Lawyer's Error Could Cost $1.5 Billion: Business of LawBloomberg(Bloomberg) — A lawyer's error — not caught by bankers or more senior attorneys at two firms — could result in a huge loss for JPMorgan Chase Bank NA. A federal appeals court in Manhattan on Wednesday ruled that creditors of the predecessor to …
Net Neutrality Activists Dragged From Republican FCC Commissioner's Press Conference (crooksandliars)
Oh dear. They really hate it when people remind them of actual voters, and not corporate interests:
> WASHINGTON, DC––Net neutrality activists who support strong free speech protections through Title II reclassification crashed a press conference organized by Republican FCC Commissioner––and former Verizon lawyer––Ajit Pai this morning when they attempted to unfurl a large banner reading “85% of Republican Voters Support Net Neutrality,” a reference to a University of Delaware poll from November, reported in the Washington Post.
> FCC security violently attacked the demonstrators, knocking them to the ground. As they were dragged from the room, internet activists Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese of the group PopularResistance.org said, “Commissioner Pai, don’t you see Republicans love net neutrality? Stop being a mouthpiece for the Telecoms–your job is to represent the public interest. Title II now! The Internet should be a level playing field for all not one rigged for Comcast and Verizon. No crony capitalism for Comcast and Verizon. Equal access for all.”
> After the activists left the building, FCC security continued to harass them, threatening them with arrest for standing on a public sidewalk offering an interview to a camera crew.
Coatesville lawyer harnesses her energy as owner, trainer and breeder
For years when she was a child, Cozette McAvoy would ask her mom for a pony. One day years later it hit her that, hey, a high-powered corporate lawyer can buy her own horse.