A New York Times article (10/20/2018) shines light on a current lawsuit (“Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College”), brought by Asian-American students denied admission by the college. Rejected Asian-American students allege that Harvard imposes a quota on Asian-American admissions, and holds these students to a higher admissions standard. Asian-Americans…

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An October 16 article in the Washington Post describes a new legal service app that makes it possible to sue with a smartphone and claim awards from class action lawsuits. It’s called “Do Not Pay” and was developed by Joshua Browder, a 21 year old senior at Stanford. Browder describes it this way: “Lawyers say…

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The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund recently tested 27 common kids’ products and found asbestos in a crayon and benzene in a marker. The article appeared in an August 8 article in the New York Times. One of the crayons tested – a green Playskool crayon – showed trace amounts of tremolite, which…

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