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Egypt: Pending Charges Against Former President Mubarak and Potential Legal Ramifications

The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new item, Egypt: Pending Charges Against Former President Mubarak and Potential Legal Ramifications. After the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his regime on February 11, 2011, political activists … Continue reading

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Suit Filed Against University of Mississippi for Wrongful Death of Former Football Player

It was 2010 and the first day of formal off-season workouts when 20 year old Bennie Abram collapsed on the field. He had the sickle cell trait, but he wanted to play football, in fact he was pretty good at … Continue reading

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ARS Issuer Can Arbitrate Claims Against Broker-Dealer Related to Auction Services

The Second Circuit recently held that an issuer of auction rate securities (ARS) could arbitrate claims against the financial services firm that advised the issuer on the offerings and acted as the lead underwriter and the main broker-dealer responsible for… … Continue reading

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Violence Against Men: In Prison and Out

Kim Shayo Buchanan, Our Prisons, Ourselves: Race, Gender, and the Rule of Law, 29 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 1 (2010). Angela Harris In her hilarious book Bossypants (which is another thing I like lots but alas, falls outside my … Continue reading

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FINRA Disciplinary Action Against David Lerner Associates Prompts Other Firms to Offer Less Risky and Misleading REITs

Financial services firms have taken notice of FINRA's action related to Apple REITs, which charged that there have been misleading and "outsized distributions of 7% to 8% by leveraging the REITs through borrowing and returning capital to investors." According to … Continue reading

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