When the Justice Department announced in early August that it intended to investigate the admissions practices of selective universities, the reaction was mixed.
While the White House has taken no steps to interfere with the work of the Census Bureau, it has done little or nothing to support it, either.
Barely two months after its creation, the Election Integrity Commission finds itself embroiled in controversy on multiple fronts.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is under heavy industry pressure to relax or eliminate a number of safety regulations.
Algorithms that generate risk assessment scores are proprietary software, and neither courts nor lawyers know just how such scores are generated.
In the split second that a driver has to make these decisions, a whole range of ethical, tactical, legal and personal decisions must be considered.
In Packingham v. North Carolina, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a North Carolina statute prohibiting certain social media use by registered sex offenders.
Seventeen-year-olds can still marry with parental consent and judicial approval, but there will be no more marriages in New York state for younger teens.
Beware, whistleblowers. Once you attempt to point out wrongdoing, your company will more than likely come back at you hard. Sound farfetched? Tell that to Jack Palmer, an Infosys employee whose tale was recently chronicled by Julia Preston at the New York Times.
Judge Rakoff agreed with Deutsche Bank and dismissed two investor lawsuits involving the sale of residential mortgage backed securities the bank internally referred to as “crap,” “pigs,” and generally “horrible.” And “crap” they were, as we all know now (and it appears that Deutsche Bank knew before they sold them to investors). The mortgages were […]