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The Securities and Exchange Commission Finally Proposes New Rules for Crowdfunding

by: Matthew Andersen, Web Editor After much anticipation, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has finally proposed new rules for equity crowdfunding.  These new rules will allow investors to purchase stock in companies over the Internet through a crowdfunding exchange.  This will assist the SEC in regulating any business that […]

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Why Do Judges Wear Black Robes?

by: Meghan Collins, Graphic Designer To wear robes and wigs, or to not wear robes and wigs: that is the question.  When the United States declared its independence from England, the Founding Fathers set out to create a government. It is not surprising that they used English common law as […]

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Yahoo, Google Sued for Violating Federal Wiretap Law

by: Eric Donato, Executive Editor Google and Yahoo, titans of the internet search engine and email industries, have recently been sued in federal court for violating federal wiretap laws.  Complaints filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California allege that the businesses broke the law by […]

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