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Wayne Parsons

Is Election Fraud going on in Wisconsin

Word out of Wisconsin reports that a corporate group, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is mailing absentee ballots to Democrats instructing them to send in their ballots after the election date. Say…

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Who popularized the term “frivolous lawsuit”? Could it be the insurance industry?

I hear that John Stossel is a Libertarian and to my mind that means he should be in favor of liberty and justice for all. As I often remind myself and my friends, justice is the most…

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Bad Journalism 101 – does the truth matter anymore?

I am an attorney who goes to court against insurance companies, careless doctors who hurt people and big corporations that put profits ahead of people. Need I say more than BP? I deal with…

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Hawaii Hit With Another Ponzi Scheme

Just recently, a man from Southwest Florida was arrested for running what investigators call a classic Ponzi scheme that targeted investors who were mostly located in Hawaii.
According to the…

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House Financial Services panel debates federal preemption in CFPA.

The Washington Post (10/21, Dennis) reports that the House Financial Services Committee continued to wrangle over a provision that would allow state governments to protect bank customers by imposing…

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Hawaii’s William Richardson Law School Garner’s National Recognition

Robert Myers of the Honolulu Star Bulletin reports that the National PreLaw Magazine has named the University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson Law School as being in the top 25 Best Value Law…

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I Support Obama In Creating A Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

The AP (10/9, Kuhnhenn) reports President Obama fought to keep his proposed banking overhaul on track Friday, casting the political struggle ahead as one between big financial interests and citizens…

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Democrats Stuck Again Over Creation of Consumer Financial Protection Agency

Politico (9/30, McGrane) reported, Creation of a new consumer protection agency is still uncertain, as Democrats fight over whether federal laws should trump those written by individual states. A…

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Rulings open former Bush officials to liability for terror policies.

In a story appearing on at least 111 news websites, the AP (9/29, Sherman) reports that former Attorney General John Ashcroft and John Yoo, one of his hardline lieutenants face the rare prospect of…

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Second Circuit chief judge rules no requirement of "bad faith" finding for attorney fees reward.

Law.com (9/8, Wise) reports, A finding of ‘subjective bad faith’ is not a prerequisite for an award of attorney fees in a dismissed market manipulation case subject to a 1995 law designed to curb…