Legal News


Find the latest legal news in business on range of issues, including law, civil rights, immigration and white-collar crime.

Jun 8, 2011

Although white collar crime is non-violent and deals with money, the effects can be truly damaging. After the financial collapse in 2008, there have been many reports of fraud and investment schemes.

Two California residents were convicted last month of theft from an elder by a caretaker, and were sentenced to serve prison terms of over six years and five years, respectively. The couple took over $500,000 from 80-year-old Rose Souza, qualifying for white collar crime, according to The Stockton Record.

Renee and Jerry Woolf Jr.

Jun 8, 2011

Immigration reform has been an issue that has been all over the news lately due to its association with the economy and resources of both the federal government and individual states.

Jun 8, 2011

Civil Rights is an issue that has long been associated with race and gender.

Jun 7, 2011

Businesses that hired illegal immigrants used to get away with having an unreported workforce that could be paid much less than legal citizens.

May 31, 2011

After the financial collapse of 2008 many Americans were looking for justice, as many of the bankers and hedge fund managers who had driven the country into the ground were not penalized for their actions. However, this is beginning to change.

A jury recently found Galleon Group hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam guilty on 14 counts of conspiracy and securities fraud.