Insider Trading: No Matter How Well You Try To Hide It, The SEC Will Find Out Sooner Or Later

Just because you may not be the one purchasing the shares, doesn’t mean you can’t be caught with your hand in the proverbial cookie jar. Sean Stewart learned this the hard way just a few days ago when he was convicted of conspiracy, securities…

The Ability To Deport Illegal Immigrants Who Break The Law And Become Felons Should Be Harder?

In Mathis v. Texas, the Supreme Court determined that the “categorical approach” in determining whether or not a prior conviction warrants deportation of criminal non-citizens. In this case, Richard Mathis was convicted of five burglaries…

Binding Mediation: Combining The Convenience And Efficiency Of ADR With The Finality Of The Courtroom

When parties want to minimize litigation costs and court fees, they typically turn to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to resolve their problems, typically at a fraction of the cost of full litigation. There is within the realm of ADR multiple…

Maryland Leading The Way On Minimizing Wage Discrimination Based On Sex & Gender Identity

On May 19, 2016, Maryland governor Larry Hogan signed the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act of 2016, which significantly expands from the previous Equal Pay Act that had mostly stuck to the federal standard. The new Equal Pay Act has some significant…