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Google, Monopoly and Antitrust 101 –

But definitional issues aside, a high market share alone is not what the antitrust laws mean by monopoly power. Indeed, a high market share is what companies strive for and is their perfectly legal reward for making products that consumers … Continue reading

Ambrose: Federal law will get you – MetroWest Daily News

If you think I am kidding when I explain that tens of thousands of criminal laws are out there waiting to grab you, listen to John Baker Jr. “Congress has made every American potentially indictable for a federal crime,” the … Continue reading

Discussing The Law: TalkLeft’s View On Law and Politics – DAILY KOS

Senate Dems’ strange decision to change an arcane rule (one of many) that makes the Senate utterly dysfunctional is not being met with cheers by the “reform the Senate” crowd. Ezra Klein wrote: Here’s what happened: Mitch McConnell wanted to … Continue reading

When Does Medical Malpractice Become Criminal? – FOX News

Medical malpractice usually results in civil cases … a practicing attorney with a medical degree and adjunct professor at the UCLA School of Law. “It’s a gross incompetence or indifference to a patient’s well-being.” Because lawyers believe …

Tina McKeon Named Atlanta’s Patent Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’ –

Dr. McKeon was selected for Atlanta in the area of Patent Law by her peers. This is the first year that … regarded for her ‘great depth of knowledge,’ particularly in biotech matters.” She was also voted one of Atlanta … Continue reading

Soros Loses Case Against French Insider-Trading Conviction – BusinessWeek

“As a result of his status and experience, he could not have been unaware that his decision to invest” risked violating insider- trading laws, and given “there had been no comparable precedent, he should have been particularly prudent.

MPAA Nabs Entertainment Veteran For Global GC Post –

Law360, San Diego (October 06, 2011, 7:04 PM ET) — The Motion Picture Association of America Inc. on Wednesday tapped Henry Hoberman, a veteran entertainment industry attorney, to oversee the group’s global legal affairs and intellectual property initiatives.

Guilty plea in $25 million real estate fraud – San Francisco Examiner

A San Francisco real estate developer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a $25 million Ponzi scheme that victimized 80 investors, federal prosecutors said. Maher Talal Muhawieh pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of wire fraud, according to the … Continue reading

Govt signals corporate fraud a low priority – Scoop

… sitting on advice from the Ministry of Economic Development detailing practical measures the Government could implement immediately to tighten up company law and protect New Zealand’s reputation as a good place to do business,” Green Party Co-leader …

‘Hot Coffee’ Spills Out the Case Against Tort Reform –

The film ‘Hot Coffee’ explores the true story of the McDonald’s coffee case and misperceptions about the American justice system. October 06, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/– Everyone has heard the story: A woman pulls up to a McDonald’s drive thru for some … Continue reading