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OFF THE PRESS

September 3, 2015

The American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justice released "The State of Criminal Justice 2015" which each year examines major issues, trends and significant changes in the U.S. criminal justice system. "'The State of Criminal Justice ...

TAKING STOCK: CVR Partners

September 3, 2015

Dear Mr. Berko: I told my broker at Wells Fargo that I wanted to take a gamble with $5,000, and he recommended that I buy 400 shares of CVR Partners at $12. At the time, the issue paid $1.56 and yielded 13 percent. So I bought 400 shares, and my greedy side ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: The top secret Tiger Club

September 3, 2015

The State Bar Labor and Employment Section hosted its Tiger game outing earlier this summer. The organizers are to be commended for a great event. We had tickets not only to the game, but for a buffet in the "Tiger Club." That's where the story begins. I ...

TAKING STOCK: Porter Stansberry

September 3, 2015

Dear Mr. Berko: What can you tell me about Porter Stansberry's credentials and newsletter? Yahoo Finance has been excerpting his comments. Some sound exciting, but others sound scary. I might subscribe to his newsletter if you think his ideas are worth paying ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

September 3, 2015

Secrest Wardle is pleased to announce that William P. Hampton has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2016 in seven practice areas: Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, Litigation ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Presidential dining

September 3, 2015

Presidential hopeful Scott Walker recently committed a food faux pas in perhaps the worst possible place he could have committed it: Philadelphia. This notoriously unforgiving populace, whose football fans once famously booed Santa Claus and pelted him with ...