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  • The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) reached a $16 million deal with a Utah bank recently, settling charges that the financial institution engaged in unfair and deceptive acts and practices. Merrick Bank violated Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act in the marketing and servicing of its credit card add-on products, the regulator […]
  • CONAKRY/LIBERIA, Oct 27 (Reuters) – High school teacher Fanta Oulen Camara spent two weeks in March fighting for her life against the deadly Ebola virus but her darkest days came after she was cured of the disease and returned to her home in Guinea. Source:
  • As part of a nationwide tour, Above the Law is coming to the great city of Chicago. Join preeminent law firm management consultant Bruce MacEwen, Katten Muchin Chicago managing partner Gil Sofer, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. assistant general counsel Jason Shaffer for a panel discussion (sponsored by Pangea3) on the evolutionary and market forces […]
  • * EU coordinator seeks huge increase in Ebola help (Adds call by new EU coordinator for volunteers) Source:
  • Recently, The Washington Post published a student loan calculator to assist students out there in figuring out exactly how much they will suffer for their education. And the answer for lawyers is “much more than they can afford.” Source:
  • UNITED NATIONS, Oct 27 (Reuters) – The United Nations on Monday sharply criticized new restrictions imposed by three U.S. states on health workers returning from countries hit by Ebola, with the U.N. chief saying they created difficulties for those risking their lives in the battle against the disease. Source:
  • Many graduates of this law school are also questioning what lawyering skills are because so few are working as lawyers. Source:
  • Coercion versus a wink and a nudge. What the Supreme Court did in deciding “Obamacare” and why the results are not as surprising as one might think. “People ask, ‘Why did you pick constitutional law?’ I mean, come on. Who, with a real opportunity to dig into a subject of law would not want that […]
  • Nigerians are bracing for three possible scenarios as the west African country gets ready to hit the polls in February 2015. … Source:
  • South Africa’s social grant system, seen as the government’s most direct means of combating poverty, is one of the one of the most expansive of its kind in Africa and the developing world. … Source: