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Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Renzi Appeal

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Renzi Appeal

Yesterday, June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal by Richard Renzi, the former congressman from Arizona who appealing the decision in the Renzi v. U.S. case. The San Francisco’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals had upheld the two convictions he was trying to readdress. According to Politico; Renzi, who represented the […]

10 Things to Know About Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

10 Things to Know About Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is primarily filed to restructure or reorganize an existing company or business. A Chapter 11 business debtor usually is one that is generating capital, but it is in financial distress due to poor investments, operational setbacks, bad management decisions, etc. Chapter 11 is designed to give a company or business the time […]

Magna Carta Celebrates 800 Years

Magna Carta Celebrates 800 Years

The Magna Carta is easily one of the most important legal documents in history. Also known as the Great Charter, this document espouses the idea of protecting an individuals rights, while also calling for governmental accountability. On June 15, 2015, the Magna Carta celebrates 800 years of significance and importance that spans the globe. This is […]

Structured Settlement: Details and Reasons to Consider Converting to Cash

Structured Settlement: Details and Reasons to Consider Converting to Cash

A structured settlement refers to payments that result from a lawsuit and/or accident case. If an individual is (or was) involved in a successful lawsuit, their experience with structures could be a complicated and personal matter. Structured settlements certainly serve a purpose, and for those involved in an injury suit, they may provide a much-needed […]

Facebook Can Now Be Used to Serve Spouse Divorce Papers [Video]

Facebook Can Now Be Used to Serve Spouse Divorce Papers [Video]

Facebook is a great tool for reconnecting with old friends, keeping up with what is going on with far away family, sharing pictures of special moments, learning about potential job opportunities, and now… serving your spouse with divorce papers. Judge Matthew Cooper, Manhattan Supreme Court, ruled that a Brooklyn nurse was granted permission to serve […]

IRS Withholds Passports for Unpaid Taxes

IRS Withholds Passports for Unpaid Taxes

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has had a turbulent year with cuts in funding, but they have not lost the procedural power invested in them to do such things as withhold a United States citizen’s passport for unpaid taxes. As April 15th rapidly approaches, some are frantically collecting paperwork in order to beat the tax-filing […]

James Dimon on J.P Morgan Forecast

James Dimon on J.P Morgan Forecast

Late Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, released his annual shareholder letter where he commented on the future of the investment bank. While the financial hardship of 2008-09 are well behind JPMorgan, it has paid out more than $26 billion since 2013 in fines and settlements and Dimon projects a spirit of realism in his […]

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, CEO of technology giant, Apple, Inc. is concerned about Indiana’s new law that could allow for the discrimination of the LGBT community. Indiana calls this “religious freedom.” The law says actions taken by the state or local government cannot significantly compound one’s freedom of religion. This law is called the Religious Freedom Restoration […]

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