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More than one way to diversify schools

Jun 29, 2007
The Supreme Court put a scare into supporters of affirmative action when it ruled public schools can't assign students based on race alone. But school districts are already trying other methods, such as family income. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

Supreme Court issues a pricey ruling

Jun 28, 2007
The Supreme Court overturned a 96-year-old decision on "minimum price agreements" -- the deals between manufacturers and retailers that set how much products sell for. John Dimsdale looks at how the ruling might affect what we pay.
Posted In: Crime

Sorry Britain, BAE probe's a go

Jun 26, 2007
The U.S. Department of Justice officially launched its probe into an alleged arms deal bribery scandal involving British defense contractor BAE. This is a major embarrassment for one of our closest political allies, Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

No more limits on special-interest ads

Jun 25, 2007
The Supreme Court substantially relaxed a key restriction on political advertising today, eliminating all spending limits on special-interest ads that run during the last weeks of an election. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

Some businesses like the feel of SOX

Jun 25, 2007
Many companies say they are burdened by Sarbanes-Oxley, which encourages corporate transparency and better financial accounting. But some businesses have found the act to be a good fit. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Crime

Supreme Court sides with business again

Jun 21, 2007
An 8-1 Supreme Court ruling will make it more difficult for investors to bring class action lawsuits that allege they've been ripped off by companies committing securities fraud. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime, Investing, Wall Street

Slave labor in China

Jun 21, 2007
China has announced a nationwide inspection of labor conditions following revelations of widespread human trafficking and forced labor in brick-making facilities there. But that doesn't mean change is at hand. Scott Tong explains.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

The immigration reform scam

Jun 20, 2007
A lot of misinformation about immigration reform has trickled down to the folks living and working here illegally, and con artists have wasted no time taking advantage of the situation. Dan Grech explains.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

Supreme Court sides with banks

Jun 18, 2007
Supreme Court justices have ruled that Wall Street investment banks and stock brokers are immune from antitrust lawsuits that challenge the banks' and brokers' cooperation when they float IPOs. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

House members keep funds in the family

Jun 18, 2007
A report out today details how scores of House of Representatives members have used campaign funds to enrich their relatives. Steve Henn has the details.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

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