May 29, 2012 Dewey & LeBoeuf filed for bankruptcy protection last night. In the last half century, large corporate law firms have enjoyed an enormously lucrative run. Although in the last four to five years revenue has flattened out.
Robert J. Samuelson
May 10, 2012 Commentator Robert Samuelson says that contrary to popular wisdom, it's actually the poor and the middle-class who control the government.
Apr 27, 2012 Walmart named a former U.S. attorney earlier this year to check compliance with a U.S. bribery law. But is the U.S. law behind the times?
Apr 13, 2012 Throughout history, rulers have imposed taxes on everything from wigs to windows, but astute tax avoiders have always found a way to escape them.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 3, 2012 In cases like the shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, it's possible the plaintiffs could add the homeowners' association to an action for its role in setting up the watch.
Apr 3, 2012 A New York banquet hall settles a lawsuit to pay waiters tips it never handed over. It’s the latest and biggest payback for jilted waiters.
May 3, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says ethics in the boardroom can help save the economy.
Mar 12, 2012 Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says government needs to push sound saving, rather than sound borrowing.
Feb 6, 2012 Most entrepreneurs in the U.S. are male, but more and more women are starting businesses. Meet two women who've taken very different paths to entrepreneurship and growth.
Feb 2, 2012 A number of law schools across the country are being sued by former students who claim they inflated the numbers on post-graduate job placement.