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Why Businesses Should Not Ignore the Operation Varsity Blues Scandal

As a former compliance officer who is now an academic, I've been obsessed with the $25 million Varsity Blues college admissions scandal. Compliance officers are always looking for titillating stories for training and illustration purposes, and this one has it… … Continue reading

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How the College Admissions Scandal Reflects American Inequity and Social Injustice

From emphasizing the SAT to impressive extracurricular activities, college admissions have always favored the wealthy. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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The U.S. college admission scandal: when brands, brand equity and status "break bad"

Can there be another notion in the IP lexicon that has taken on more faces that “brand”? One starts with the fact that “brand” is not a statutory term, but a descriptive term of art that has become part and … Continue reading

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University Bribery Scandal Gives Life to Rejected Students’ Lawsuits

While corruption seems apparent, experts aren't sure whether the lawsuit can pass a "laugh test." Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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More on the College Admissions Scandal

By Sam Brunson On Wednesday, I posted about how tax law played a central role in the college admissions scandal. As I’ve read through a little more of the affidavit, I decided to highlight two additional detail in this whole … Continue reading

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