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Andrew J. Runge: How to protect against corporate fraud (access required)

The onion is often used as a metaphor for the time-consuming removal of layer after layer that conceals an important something that is hidden. This metaphor is helpful in understanding that those seeking to hide their deceitful financial actions will ...

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Wayne R. Frazier, Sr.: Reject Port Covington PLA (access required)

It has come to our attention the Baltimore City Council, in addition to debating the full provisions of Tax Incremental Financing, or TIF, for Sagamore Development Co.’s Port Covington development, may also debate and decide the full merits of local ...

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Noah Feldman: Courts balk if people give up their day in court (access required)

Last month’s appellate court decision refusing to approve the $7.25 billion class-action settlement that Visa and MasterCard reached with merchants is big news in legal circles. The court was fine with the monetary part of the settlement, intended to compensate ...

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George Tolley: Raise the retirement age for Maryland judges (access required)

Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), a federal law that protects older Americans from age discrimination in the workplace. The ADEA ensures that older workers receive equal and fair ...

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