Tort
A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfe...
Tort - Wikipedia
CNN: Going after the other woman (or man)
Attorney Lee Rosen explains the alienation of affections law in effect in seven states.
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
THIS IS HUGE!! OBAMA SLUSH FUND SCANDAL UNCOVERED
The Obama administration funneled billions of dollars to activist organizations through a Department of Justice slush fund scheme, according to congressional investigators.
Raw Video: Men Place Card Skimmer on ATM Store Machine!
Watch as three men distract the store clerk and place card (reader) skimmer on ATM Point-of-Sale Machine...
Bridgeport State Rep. Christina Ayala Arrested On 19 Voting Fraud Charges
HARTFORD >> State Rep. Christina “Tita” Ayala, D-Bridgeport, was arrested Friday on 19 voting fraud charges. The arrest warrant affidavit also alleges Ayala provided fabricated evidence to state Elect...
Watch This Teen Illegally Climb Egypt's Great Pyramid
A German tourist illegally scaled Egypt's great pyramid of Giza, in broad daylight. Armed with a Go-Pro 18-year-old Andrej Ciesielski climbed nearly 500 feet to the top of the pyramid. Climbing the py...
Doctors In UK Call For World Medical Association Boycott Of Israel On ‘Medical Torture’ Accusations
Seventy-one doctors in the United Kingdom have joined 343 academics calling for a ban on doctors from Israel and joint projects with Israeli universities, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Lottery jackpot-fixing investigation expands nationwide in wake of official's fraud conviction in Iowa
The allegations read like a movie plot: a lottery industry insider installs an undetectable software program in the computers that pick winning numbers so he can know them in advance. He enlists accom...
Lottery security head accused of scam to claim $16.5 million prize
Eddie Tipton, former director of information security for Multi-State Lottery Association, prepares to face fraud charges in an upcoming trial. Investigators say he orchestrated a high-tech scam to cl...
‘Sociopath’ Neurosurgeon Accused Of Intentionally Botching Operations
"I am ready to leave the love and kindness and goodness and patience that I mix with everything else that I am and become a cold blooded killer.” It was this e-mail, sent on Dec. 11, 2011, that marked...
Big Pharma and Organized Crime — They are More Similar Than You May Think
If you believe pharmaceutical corporations hold the health of the general public in high regard, it’s time to reconsider. The industry is filled with examples of wrongful death, extortion, fraud, corr...
The Law And The Robot
Let’s get hypothetical. Say sometime in the future, a person purchases a household robot. Its functions extend to cleaning services, but it’s capable of learning new ways to clean over time, albeit in...
Researcher Who Spiked Rabbit Blood To Fake HIV Vaccine Results Slapped With Rare Prison Sentence
Dong Pyou Han, a former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying HIV vaccine research, says that his troubles all started as an accident. Quickly, it became a multimillion-dollar resea...
Dr. Farid Fata Defrauded Government, Poisoned And Lied To Cancer Patients
Patricia Hester was at work when a co-worker spotted her oncologist on the news. Dr. Farid Fata, a renowned Michigan doctor specializing in cancer, was arrested for fraud. "I was hysterical. I couldn...
Kalief Browder, Jailed For Years Without Trial, Kills Himself
Kalief Browder, the young man who was held for years in a New York jail without a trial, killed himself on Saturday. Browder was the subject of a profile in The New Yorker. He was 16 years old when he...
Tort law
A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfe...
Tort reform
Tort reform refers to proposed changes in common law civil justice systems that would reduce tort litigation or damages. Tort actions are civil common law claims first created in the English commonwe...
Tort reform - Wikipedia
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
Pyramid & Ponzi schemes
A pyramid (from Greek: πυραμίς pyramis) is a structure whose outer surfaces are triangular and converge to a single point at the top, making the shape roughly a pyramid in the geometric sense. The...
Pyramid & Ponzi schemes - Wikipedia
Christine (book)
Christine is purportedly a compilation of letters from a "gifted young English girl studying in Germany just before the outbreak of the war" (Charms 188) to her mother in Britain. Written by Elizabeth...
Christine (book) - Wikipedia
Misfeasance
Misfeasance, nonfeasance, and malfeasance are types of failure to discharge public obligations existing by common law, custom, or statute.
When a contract creates a duty that does not exist at com...
Joseph J. Sullivan
Joseph J. "Sport" Sullivan (1870-1949) was an American bookmaker and gambler from Boston, Massachusetts who helped to initiate the 1919 Black Sox Scandal.
Sullivan was a known gambler in the Bosto...
Joseph J. Sullivan - Wikipedia
Misselling
Misselling is the deliberate, reckless, or negligent sale of products or services in circumstances where the contract is either misrepresented, or the product or service is unsuitable for the customer...
Misselling - Wikipedia
Doctors In UK Call For World Medical Association Boycott Of Israel On ‘Medical Torture’ Accusations
Seventy-one doctors in the United Kingdom have joined 343 academics calling for a ban on doctors from Israel and joint projects with Israeli universities, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Bellwether trial
In the law of torts bellwether trial is a trial intended to try a widely contested issue. Bellwether trials are an increasingly common phenomenon in U.S. legal practice.
John Myatt
John Myatt, (born 1945), is a British artist and convicted forger who, with John Drewe, perpetrated what has been described as "the biggest art fraud of the 20th century".
The son of a farmer, Mya...
Principles of European Tort Law
The Principles of European Tort Law (PETL) are a compilation of guidelines by the European Group on Tort Law aiming at the harmonization of European tort law. They are not intended to serve as a model...
Jean Lafleur
Jean Lafleur is a Canadian businessman famous for his role in the Liberal Party of Canada Sponsorship scandal.
On April 27, 2007, Lafleur returned to Canada from a two-year stay in Belize, where h...