Over the Memorial Day weekend, I had the honor of playing golf with two veterans of the Iraq war, in a charity tournament dedicated to the support of the educational needs of families of deceased and injured military personnel.
We have been following two federal court cases that involve challenges to Director Cordray’s appointment. The California case, CFPB v. Chance Edward Gordon, was filed in summer 2012 by the CFPB against an attorney and his law firm alleging that the defendants duped consumers by falsely promising loan modifications in exchange for advance fees and, in reality, did little or nothing to help consumers.
This is off topic for this blog, but fascinating nonetheless. From the Big Picture blog, scientists say that humans (at least westerners) are getting dumber.
The improvement in the banking sector continued in the first quarter of 2013, according to the FDIC’s Quarterly Banking Profile for the first quarter of 2013, which the agency released on May 29, 2013.
What is in a number? In particular, the number 9? Does it mean anything to you, or symbolize anything in particular?
UPDATE: Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Decision That Use of Rutgers Quarterback’s Likeness Was "Transformative". Mr. Hart is Back "in the Game".
We noted back in October of 2011 that a District Court in New Jersey had granted EA Sport’s motion for summary judgment in a suit brought by Ryan Hart, a former quarterback at Rutgers.
Billy Bob Cooter is spending a Sunday doing what he loves most – attending a NASCAR race to watch his favorite driver Ricky Bobby pilot the #26 Wonder Bread car. It’s a close and exciting race as the drivers begin the final lap towards the checkered flag.
After months and months of posturing by lawmakers—preceded of course by months and months of posturing by presidential candidates—it took all of a week for the immigration reform bill to make it through the bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee. There is, of course, still a long ways to go, but the early quick movement for the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act can only be seen as encouraging. Joining me to explain the details and what this signals going forward is Alka Bahal, Partner & Co-Chair Corporate Immigration Practice at Fox Rothschild and author on their blog, Immigration View.
From the day we join the workforce, we are trained to think work means 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. This is especially true in California, which swoops in to reward employees with overtime pay when they work over 8 hours a day.
In Tasker Healthcare Group dba Skinsmart Dermatology, NLRB Div. of Advice, Case No. 04-CA–094222 (issued 5/8/13, released 5/17/13), the NLRB’s Division of Advice concluded that an employer did not commit an unfair labor practice when it fired an employee for profanity-filled comments she made about the Company in a private Facebook group message.