The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) denied him six months of benefits after the year he had made the additional money that disqualified him for the benefits. The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) denied his petition for review claiming that the advice he had received from OPM would allow them to deny his benefits under this regulation. Key Legal Issues Charles appealed the denial of his benefits to the MSPB, and claimed that he had been given the wrong information from the specialist. The MSPB board denied his claim and said he should have reached out to the proper officials to get the right information. Basically the MSPB put the ball back in Charles Richmond ballpark saying he should have known better.
Greenwich did not do any “due diligence” which is the reason for getting sued because they did not check and that’s how Madoff was able to get away with the scheme. Greenwich should have seen that he was using his own money while he was pocketing the money from investors and they could have stopped him. 8. The SEC did not act upon the information by Markopolos because Madoff had a good reputation at the SEC and had many connections with the people within the SEC, so they didn’t even bother conducting an investigation. 9.
3. St. Louis testified that while he had told his manager “there ha [d] been unreasonable delays on Mr. Hallee's part” in responding to the audit, he had refused to sign a letter formally accusing Hallee of the same. St. Pierre, claiming that this left the jury with the mistaken belief that St. Louis felt positively toward Hallee, wanted to cross-examine St. Louis regarding evidence that St. Louis, when asked by IRS personnel for names of tax preparers that they might investigate for misconduct, had recommended Hallee's firm to them as a possible
In disowning Cordelia this breaks the natural order of things because in doing so he has severed the natural bond that a father and daughter share, as well he has personally destructed himself with this decision because he has given up on his favoured daughter. Goneril and Regan's conspiracy to usurp their father's power, authority and dignity also severs the natural order, instead of offering their father compassion and respect both Goneril and Regan throw him out of
Mr. Johnson, a white male, testified for the plaintiffs in a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by a black female employee against his employer, Security Bank. He had been advised by his manager not to get involved. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Johnson was fired. A. Mr. Johnson has no case for retaliatory discharge because he is not a member of the protected class. B. Mr. Johnson has no case for retaliatory discharge because merely testifying on behalf of someone else is insufficient involvement in a discrimination lawsuit to get protection against retaliatory discharge under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
Speers quickly concluded, or so he said, that Medina was unreliable and, therefore, that he had no obligation to inform Brandley’s lawyers. The private attorney she had consulted thought otherwise, however, and brought her to the attention of the defense. Despite the accumulation of new evidence, Judge Coker recommended that Brandley be denied a new trial a recommendation perfunctorily accepted by the Court of Criminal Appeals on December 22, 1986. But by now civil rights activists had coalesced and raised $80,000 to help finance further efforts on Brandley’s behalf. James McCloskey, of Centurion Ministries in Princeton, New Jersey, took on the
John Pregent, “aka” Jack Pregent, 61, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge George A. O’Toole to one count of bankruptcy fraud involving a scheme to defraud. Sentencing is scheduled for May 15, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. He faces up to five years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. Pregent owned the precision machine part manufacturing business Technical Fabrications, Inc. (“TechFab”) which operated in Newburyport until it filed for bankruptcy in July 2010. Pregent engaged in a scheme to defraud TechFab’s creditors, bankruptcy trustee and the bankruptcy court by transferring certain TechFab assets, including equipment and ongoing business, to a newly formed company.
Brandon Barker Current Event A long-time friend of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber testified in court today that he gave Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the gun later used in the shooting death of an MIT police officer. Stephen Silva, 21, told the court that he would consider Tsarnaev "one of my best friends." Silva is currently in prison after he was the subject of an undercover federal drug investigation last year and signed a plea deal with the government. While wearing a beige prison jumpsuit, Silva testified that two months before the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line, he gave Tsarnaev a 9-millimeter handgun that had an "obliterated" serial number. The gun was later used in the fatal shooting of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, according
On top of pleading not guilty, he refused the advice of the attorney presented to him to plead insanity and blame it on black rage. The attorney tried to convince Ferguson that he would be likely to win if he plead not guilty on the basis of insanity and black rage which came from the suppression of African Americans in a white society. He refused to plead insanity and repeatedly told the court that he was sane- although he refused psychiatric analysis as well. He fired his attorney, shortly after he was granted him, and refused his right to be represented in the court of law, his right as an American citizen protected under the fourteenth amendment. This is what made this court case so interesting.
Jason Campanile 4/8/11 Hist 400w Analytical Book Review Book Review of Resisting McCarthyism: To Sign or Not to Sign California’s Loyalty Oath McCarthyism in America included an era of suspicion, distrust and betrayal. During no other time period in the 20th century has so many of the basic democratic values of America been under threat. Many Americans found no hope in trying to stand up to the scrutiny they were put under during this time. With their jobs and careers on the line, most succumbed to the paranoia that forced them to give up their basic constitutional rights. Very few stood up to the McCarthy era’s witch hunts.