Category Archives: Law, suits and order

Other people’s legal problems, aside from my own.

Two good news articles from one page of the Sunday NYT

By this time, I’m sure you know my fatal flaw: I’m a warmth-seeking optimist. Not a crazy one, really, but my spirit gazes outward at a humane future. This is undoubtedly why I have no interest in dystopian films or … Continue reading

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People of Flint, MI sue the EPA

From 538’s Significant Digits: $700 million The EPA is being sued by residents and property owners of Flint, Michigan, who are asking for more than $700 million in damages related to the city’s crisis over lead in its water. [The … Continue reading

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Two multi-billion-dollar stories: one sickening, one inspiring

From 538’s Significant Digits (the digit directly below is pretty significant): $2,237,633,000 A woman is suing Chipotle for more than $2 billion, saying the company used her photo in promotional materials without permission, because presumably her attorney couldn’t stomach pursuing … Continue reading

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