Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Continues to Investigate Consolidated Edison, Inc.’s Directors and Officers for Breach of Fiduciary Duties – ED

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott+Scott”), an international securities and consumer rights litigation firm, continues investigating whether certain directors and officers of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (“ConEd”) (NYSE: ED) breached their fiduciary duties to ConEd and its shareholders.  If you are a ConEd shareholder, you may contact attorney Joe Pettigrew for additional information toll-free at 844-818-6982 or [email protected]

Scott+Scott is investigating whether ConEd’s board of directors or senior management failed to manage ConEd in an acceptable manner, in breach of their fiduciary duties to ConEd, and whether ConEd has suffered damages as a result.

On June 5, 2020, a former executive of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ConEd, filed a lawsuit alleging gender and age discrimination by another senior executive of the company that went unchecked.

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Crown’s top lawyer fronts abuse commission



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This week marks a rare opportunity to hear from the country’s top lawyer about abuse in state care. David Williams reports

Una Jagose has a lot of explaining to do.

The Solicitor-General, who heads the Crown Law Office, will take the witness box today at the Abuse in Care Royal Commission. She will give evidence and be cross-examined over several days, the bookend to the Crown-witness-dominated second phase of the commission’s ‘state redress’ hearing.

In the first phase, survivors of abuse in care gave powerful evidence about civil claims taken against the state. For decades they fought to be believed, to have their attackers held to account, and receive fair compensation. At the Royal Commission hearings, they saved some special anger at the state’s legal tactics.

Take the example of a man – known by the pseudonym Earl

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Is California’s most progressive district attorney a Republican?

San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Salazar discusses her support of a proposed measure that would seal past arrest records and convictions of lower-level felonies and misdemeanors, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. If approved by the legislature and signed by the governor the bill, by Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, left, would automatically clear eligible records dating back to 1973. Supporters say the bill to seal past arrest histories would help lower the barriers to finding work or housing. At right is San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin who also spoke in support of the bill. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
San Joaquin County Dist. Atty. Tori Salazar discusses her support of a proposal to seal past arrest records and convictions for lower-level felonies and misdemeanors during a news conference in Sacramento on Feb. 24. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

This is the second in a series of articles about the Los Angeles County district attorney’s race.

Five minutes into my meeting with the district attorney of San Joaquin County, I found myself asking a question to which I already knew the answer. But I couldn’t help myself.

“But wait,” I said. “You’re a Republican, right?”

I had gone to Stockton, in the Central Valley about an hour and a half’s drive east of San Francisco) to speak with Dist. Atty. Tori Verber Salazar in an effort to figure out what a “progressive prosecutor” is. That overused term has become a feature of the current Los Angeles County contest between incumbent

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TSC’s kicks off one-of-a-kind Forensic Macro Photography course

Texas Southmost College has a new workforce training course geared toward law enforcement agencies and professionals — Forensics Macro Photography, a course only available at TSC.

The course, led and taught by Thomas Kimbriel, a retired military, U.S. Border Patrol agent and FBI task force officer, focuses on using cutting-edge technology to identify human remains.

“Forensics Macro Technology is redefining how law enforcement agencies are identifying human remains and producing evidence useful in court,” said Kimbriel. “This is giving them the ability to collect fingerprints using photography and digital technology for quicker identification. This technique has a 98% identification rate.”

The course’s first cohort is made up of agents from the U.S. Border Patrol’s Missing Migrant unit, a group that uses

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Prince Philip ‘disappointed’ with Prince Charles’s marital failure: report

Prince Philip ‘disappointed’ with Prince Charles’s marital failure: report

Prince Philip has always been praised for his loyalty towards his wife Queen Elizabeth, and in light of his feelings towards the monarch, the prince has always held his family to high standards.

However, once when Prince Charles failed to effectively contain private findings regarding his marriage to Princess Diana, the prince consort sprang into action with deep ‘disappointment’ in his heart. 

The Queen’s former press secretary Dickie Arbiter spoke about the young prince’s disappointing action on Chanel 5’s Philip: The King Without Crown. Reportedly, “Philip being a dad and being a father-in-law, he would have been pretty disappointed because he and the Queen believe in the sanctity of marriage.”

“There was disappointment that this great expectation of 1981, this mammoth wedding which everybody viewed as a fairytale wedding, should suddenly crumble.”

Glynis Barber, the narrator of the documentary explained, “As

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Divorce in 2020: 5 ways it got even more horrible for the ultrawealthy

  • The coronavirus pandemic has made just about everything worse in 2020 — especially getting divorced.
  • Steven Garfinkle, an attorney at New York City-based Sharova Law, says he’s seen the same 2020-specific problems crop up repeatedly for his wealthy clients seeking divorce.
  • These problems range from trying to evaluate businesses in an economy that’s in flux to negotiating child custody across state lines when quarantine restrictions come into play. 
  • Sharova Law’s high-net-worth divorce clients typically have assets worth a minimum of $1 million and up to $4 million.
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Divorce is messy enough when it doesn’t take place in a year that encompasses a global pandemic, an economic recession, and a contentious presidential election. 

But 2020, with its myriad health, economic, and political crises, has put immense stress on countless families. And though they may be able to buy their way out of some pandemic

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Election 2020 Today: Trump leans into rallies; TV lawyers up

Here’s what’s happening Sunday in Election 2020, two days until Election Day:

ON THE TRAIL: President Donald Trump will visit the battleground states of Iowa, Michigan, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida. Democratic challenger Joe Biden will be in Pennsylvania.

HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election.

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TRUMP HOPES RALLIES MEAN VOTES: Trump is counting on his ability to turn out big crowds to translate into votes as he wraps up the final days of the campaign with a blitz of rallies. Trump will hold five campaign rallies in five states on Sunday taking his pitch to voters in the battleground states of Iowa, Michigan, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida. The sprint comes after Trump hosted four rallies in the pivotal state of Pennsylvania on Saturday and with plans by the Trump campaign for seven more rallies on Monday.

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Writ filed seeking justice in marital rape

A legal notice has also been served to the government to amend laws with a view to stopping marital rape

A writ has been filed with the High Court Division challenging the legality of the exception clause to Section 375 of the Penal Code 1860 depriving married women and girls from seeking legal action against their husbands for forced sexual intercourse.

Meanwhile, a legal notice has been sent to the government seeking amendment of its various laws and inclusion of provisions with a view to stopping marital rape.

Both the legal processes over the same issue appeared at a time when a 14-year-old schoolgirl died on October 25 from excessive bleeding from her genitals within five weeks of her marriage in Tangail.

Barrister Sara Hossain accompanied by Barrister Sharmin Akter filed the writ petition on Sunday on behalf of four human rights organizations.

They are Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services

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Election Day finally near, make your voice heard

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It’s your last chance to affect the political course of the nation for the next four years. Tuesday, almost all day, is Election Day. Your precinct and hundreds more will be available for registered voters who have not already taken advantage of early voting in person or mail-in absentee voting.

Literally thousands have already cast their ballots, but this election has become so controversial that lines are still likely to be long.

Come early, and bring a folding chair and refreshments, just in case. The polls open at 6 a.m., and close at 8 p.m.

If you are in line at 8, you will be allowed to vote. You will find commissioners wearing protective COVID masks, and those in line must maintain standard six-foot social distancing, but voters without masks will NOT be turned away.

Don’t forget! You will need your driver’s license or some other reasonable photo

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Barrister disbarred for divorce case deception | News

A barrister who deliberately attempted to deceive the court during divorce proceedings has been disbarred by a disciplinary tribunal.

Ehi Ukiwa, who was called to the bar in 2010, was found to have engaged in conduct that was dishonest or otherwise discreditable to a barrister; prejudicial to the administration of justice; and likely to diminish public confidence in the legal profession or the administration of justice, or otherwise bring the legal profession into disrepute.

The tribunals’ decision comes after a county court judge found that Ukiwa had deliberately, and in an attempt to deceive the court, wrongly stated the address of an individual during divorce proceedings in 2013. He did this knowing that they had no connection with that address, and that someone else at that address would complete and return the acknowledgement of service with the intention of obtaining a divorce fraudulently.

The tribunal also found that Ukiwa failed

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