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Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...within AIG that undermined the company's balance sheet was established under Greenberg's watch, noted James Cox, a law professor at Duke University."Greenberg probably did create a culture at AIG that nurtured the aggressiveness of the swaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/not-your-usual-witnesses-p
Ruling against BP could mean $18 billion in fines

...billion."Everybody talks about how big they are, but it's staggering," David Uhlmann, a University of Michigan law professor and former chief of the Justice Department's environmental crimes section, said of the pricetag for the spill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-04/ruling-against-bp-could-me
Criminal charges for Tony Stewart are possible, legal experts say

...recklessly caused the death of another person," with negligent homicide another possibility, according to criminal law professor Corey Yung, of the Kansas University School of Law."The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-12/criminal-charges-tony-stew
Federal judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

...expanded benefits to athletes in the 65 schools that comprise the five biggest conferences in the country.Rutgers law professor Michael Carrier, a specialist in antitrust and intellectual property law, said the outcome might not be scary at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-08/federal-judge-rules-again
Walgreen declines to pursue overseas tax relief, but motivation remains for other companies

...As long as the financial benefits stay in place, companies are going to go after them," said Wells, an assistant law professor at the University of Houston.Walgreen shares sank more than 14 percent, or $9.92, to $59.20 on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/walgreen-declines-pursue-o
Dissent isn't treasonous

...scam. Solyndra. The list is never-ending.Incidentally, then-Sen. Obama said, "I was a constitutional law professor, which means unlike the current president I actually respect the Constitution." I could go on and on but I am limited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/dissent-isnt-treasonous
Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

...My sense is something like making these payments after graduation are not really big game changers," said Rutgers law professor Michael Carrier, a specialist in antitrust and intellectual property law. "They're just giving the plaintiffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/dahlberg-concussion-deal-
Arbitrator rules that Saints' Jimmy Graham is a tight end

...7 million for tight ends and $12.3 million for receivers.Burbank, who is also a University of Pennsylvania law professor, found that Graham could fulfill the standard duties of a tight end when he was lined up in the slot or within 4 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-02/arbitrator-rules-saints-jimmy
Donald Sterling's wife Shelly reviewing five bids for Clippers

...a sale that gave her absolutely no retained ownership interest in order to satisfy the league," said Lazaroff, a law professor at the school. "If she did that, I don't think the league would stand in her way. If she wants to retain any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-28/donald-sterlings-wife-shelly-
Georgia lawsuit that exposed safety problems now threatens GM's strategy to compensate victims

...they're settled. But the document with DeGiorgio's signature could help the Meltons' cause, said Peter Henning, a law professor at Wayne State University in Detroit.If the family wins, other settled cases could be reopened and could go to trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/georgia-lawsuit-exposed-sa