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TAKING STOCK: Cheap stocks

July 29, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I purchased 2,000 shares of Synovus Financial in January 2012 at $1.49 on your recommendation. I now have 287 shares at $24 and a nice profit ($3,908) after a 1-for-7 reverse split. Please tell me (my broker is a dolt) whether I should ...

OFF THE PRESS

July 29, 2014

The American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justice recently released "The State of Criminal Justice 2014" which each year examines major issues, trends and significant changes in the U.S. criminal justice system. "'The State of Criminal Justice ...

TAKING STOCK: Cheap stocks

July 29, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I purchased 2,000 shares of Synovus Financial in January 2012 at $1.49 on your recommendation. I now have 287 shares at $24 and a nice profit ($3,908) after a 1-for-7 reverse split. Please tell me (my broker is a dolt) whether I should ...

OFF THE PRESS

July 29, 2014

The American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justice recently released "The State of Criminal Justice 2014" which each year examines major issues, trends and significant changes in the U.S. criminal justice system. "'The State of Criminal Justice ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

July 29, 2014

Attorney Mark S. Kopson, who serves as the Healthcare Industry Group Leader of Plunkett Cooney, has been appointed to a one-year term as chair of the Payers, Plans and Managed Care (PPMC) Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The ...

ADR SPOTLIGHT: Judicial intervention in arbitration proceedings pre-award

July 29, 2014

By Gene J. Esshaki The Federal Arbitration Act was enacted in 1925 to counter widespread judicial hostility to private arbitration agreements. The Act, 9 USC 1 has been interpreted in its text and structure to ensure the enforcement of arbitration ...