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How Social Media Can Lead to Criminal Charges in the State of Texas

In the state of Texas, cyberbullying is defined as a person who uses any means of electronic communications in order to engage in bullying or intimidation of another person. As a result, messages and posts on widely-used social media platforms … Continue reading

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Appellate Division Rules That Entire Controversy Doctrine Has Limited Applicability to Arbitration of Tenure Charges Under New Jersey’s TEACHNJ Act of 2012

The Appellate Division of New Jersey’s Superior Court recently addressed a procedural question with significant implications for New Jersey teachers and other teaching staff members fighting tenure charges under the TEACHNJ Act of 2012. The TEACHNJ Act changed the system … Continue reading

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Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes indicted on criminal charges

Enlarge / Founder & CEO of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes. (credit: Getty | Gilbert Carrasquillo) Federal prosecutors have indicted Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and the company’s former president Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] N.H. Criminal Libel Charges (for Allegedly Libeling Police Chief) Dropped

Charges have been dropped in that case I blogged about Wednesday, reports Sea Coast Online (Alex LaCasse): Citing a review by the New Hampshire attorney general's office, Exeter police dropped the criminal defamation charge against Robert Frese for online comments … Continue reading

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Steven Pagartanis Sanctioned and Barred by FINRA, Named in Pending SEC Fraud Charges

Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 7, 2018 indicate that former New York-based Lombard Securities broker Steven Pagartanis has been sanctioned by FINRA and barred from acting as a broker, and has … Continue reading

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