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Tim Smith

Purchasing Justice from Cliff Taylor

Attorney Adam Liptak, a Yale Law Grad, published an article in the January 28th, 2008 edition of The New York Times where he looked at the inherent conflict created when campaign donors to judicial campaigns appear in front of those same Judges as parties to a lawsuit. Studies of both the Ohio Supreme Court and the Louisiana Supreme Court documented the fact that the larger the contribution to…

Tim Smith

Employment Discrimination at Morgan Stanley

Lawyers for Morgan Stanley announced Monday, October 29 that their client had agreed to pay $46,000,000 in cash to resolve a class action gender discrimination lawsuit filed by female employees of the company. The terms of the settlement include not only the financial compensation but requires Morgan Stanley to make changes to the manner in which it compensates and promotes employees as well as…