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Trump Agrees To Pay $25 Million To Settle Trump University Fraud Cases

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday agreed to pay $25 million in fines and restitution to settle three fraud lawsuits on behalf of the former custo...

Sandra Bland's Family Gets $1.9M In Wrongful Death Settlement

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.17.2016 | Black Voices

The family of Sandra Bland has reached a $1.9 million settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit, the family’s lawyer told CNN on Thursday. Attorney...

Journalists Arrested In Ferguson Barred From Talking About Settlement

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

ST. LOUIS – Four journalists have settled a lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department over their arrests in Ferguson, Missouri, during ...

Subway Offers Plan To Prove Footlongs Are Footlong

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business

If your Footlong isn't measuring up, this proposed settlement will give you plenty to chew on. Subway will soon start measuring sandwich bread to ensu...

JP Morgan Chase, Bernie Madoff's $64.8 Billion Ponzi Scheme and Crime on Wall Street

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

Despite a deep, close and extremely lucrative relationship that lasted decades, JP Morgan Chase wasn't even required to publicly disclose the information that detailed its complicity in Madoff's scheme, including how much money it made and how.

How To Select The Best Mediator Is a Must Read for Everyone

Mark Baer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.

Friday Talking Points -- Eric Holder's Record

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news that Attorney General Eric Holder would be stepping down sent a shockwave through Washington. On the whole, was his term worth praising or condemning? We have to say that "both" is the only real answer to that question.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Re-Entry and Disorientation

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

I have been out of the country for less than three weeks and it is mid-summer when not much happens of note. The first thing I confronted on returning was a total reorganization of the local supermarket. Under the influence of jet lag I found this quite disorienting. As it turned out, this was only one of many changes that faced me.

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta

Robert Scheer | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Robert Scheer

Barack Obama's Justice Department on Monday announced that Citigroup would pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with the seamy financial products the bank had marketed to an unsuspecting public, causing vast damage to the economy.

DOJ Extracts $5.15 Billion Settlement From Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

John C.K. Daly | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
John C.K. Daly

The Department of Justice announced that it had settled a lawsuit against Anadarko Petroleum Corp., with the defendant agreeing to pay $5.15 billion, the largest environmental enforcement settlement ever by the Department of Justice.

Federal Judge's Decision Closes Black Farmers' Lawsuit, Leaves Some Disappointed

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
John W. Boyd Jr.

A federal judge's recent ruling has finally settled outstanding issues in the black farmers' long-running lawsuit, nearly 30 years after I first start...

Jamie Dimon's Bird in the Hand

Mike Lux | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

When you break laws -- hugely significant laws -- over and over again, and those crimes result in harm to millions of people, there should be some justice applied. The fact that the justice has been so inadequate to the crime is a deep and fundamental failure.

What All Women Need To Do During Divorce

Women & Co | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Women & Co

Every divorce has unique circumstances that can directly influence the outcome, including who earns more, who gets custody of the children, or if one spouse has made a considerable financial contribution to the other's earning potential.

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

JPMorgan's Mystery Deal

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

Nov 8 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has reached an agreement in principle with the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve...

Ambitious Space Mission Gets Major Vote Of Confidence

Posted 09.03.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 09/02/2012 08:53 AM EDT on A Dutch company that aims to land humans on Mars in 2023 as the vanguard of a pe...

Janell Ross

Texas Settles Police 'Highway Robbery' Shakedown Lawsuit | Janell Ross | Posted 08.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Dale Agostini steered his vehicle down Highway 59, cutting though seemingly endless acres of East Texas pine forest and red dirt on his way to make a ...

Zach Carter

Eric Schneiderman's Office Spars With Foreclosure Activist, Blogger | Zach Carter | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Relations have soured between some foreclosure activists and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who earned praise for hi...

Zach Carter

Obama Foreclosure Program Criticized By Expert Panel | Zach Carter | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Former Wall Street bailout watchdog Neil Barofsky blasted the banking industry on Friday for inflicting a litany of abuses on Amer...

WATCH: Ambitious Plan To Colonize Mars

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

Bored with talk about building a lunar colony? A Dutch startup that goes by the name Mars One says it will establish a colony on Mars by 2023, accordi...

Ex-Olympus CEO Wins Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business

* Hearing for unfair dismissal ends in secret deal * Subject to Olympus board approval June 8 * Woodford had been expect...

Why Is My Ex Sabotaging Our Divorce?

Katie Amatruda | Posted 07.16.2012 | Divorce
Katie Amatruda

Is he trying to wear me down? Run up my legal fees so high that I have no choice except to capitulate? Or does he love the power he's holding over me?

America's Largest Life Insurer Settles 'Death Master' Probe

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business

April 23 (Reuters) - MetLife Inc, the largest life insurer in the United States, will pay $500 million to settle a multi-state investigation into cl...

Why Divorce Court Should Be A Last Resort

Henry Gornbein | Posted 06.12.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

In my many years of practicing family law, I have always advocated to my clients that court should be the last resort.

Big Banks To Pay Millions In Settlement With NY Over Mortgage Practices

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business

* JPM, BofA and Wells Fargo partially settle NY lawsuit * Citi, Ally Financial also part of $25 mln deal * Banks did not...