Prison Callers Defend Revamped Securus Recording Suit — By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (January 10, 2017, 1:59 PM EST) Prison phone users Monday stood by their class allegations that Securus Technologies Inc. recorded their calls without permission, arguing that the reasserted fraud and misrepresentation claims are detailed enough and that the telephone service provider is … More “Securus’ motion trivializes the importance of trust and confidence in the attorney-client relationship as well as the critical need for certainty that attorney-client communications will not be unlawfully intruded on by law enforcement or prosecutors,” attorney Robert L. Teel said in an email.
Fighting the scourge of forced labour November 2016 | FEATURE | LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT Financier Worldwide Magazine Few topics raise the hackles among the global populace as that of forced labour – a reality that essentially represents a scourge on humanity. A contentious issue, forced labour – especially child labour – has been on … More According to Robert Teel, a lawyer with a strong focus on forced labour and anti-human trafficking issues, the top five countries with the most enslaved people are India, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Russia. “India, with the second largest population in the world, is by far the worst offender with the largest absolute number of modern-day slaves estimated at 14.3 million people,” says Mr Teel.
Federal and State Trafficking Victims Protection Acts As a result of the civil immigration detainee forced labor practices alleged below, for-profit detention facilities run by CoreCivic, Inc. and GEO Group, Inc. may have violated federal law prohibiting forced labor under 18 U.S.C. § 1589, and California law prohibiting human trafficking and forced labor under Civil … More Private Immigration Prison Accused of Forced Labor
Lawsuit seeks records of Shawnee County jail phone recordings – The Topeka-Capital Journal – Posted December 9, 2016 04:55 pm – Updated December 9, 2016 11:45 pm By Jonathan Shorman firstname.lastname@example.org An open records lawsuit targeting the Shawnee County Department of Corrections seeks information about recordings of inmate-attorney phone calls, part of a … More Questions have been raised in other jurisdictions about Securus recordings, and attorney Robert Teel’s quest for documents about prison and jail recordings now includes Shawnee County, as well as Leavenworth County, where he said he has filed a records request.
Corinthian Colleges Unfair Student Loan Debt Collection Class Action Investigation The Feds found widespread fraud at Corinthian Colleges. So why are students still paying the price? According to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, nearly 80,000 students of Corinthian Colleges are facing some form of debt collection, even though the Department of Education unearthed enough evidence of fraud … More Contact Us About Our Corinthian Colleges Unfair Student Loan Debt Collection Class Action Investigation
The proposed rule publishes in the Federal Register on June 16, and the public comment period ends Aug. 1. The Department will publish a final regulation by Nov. 1.On June15, 2016, the Department of Education proposed regulations to further protect student bor rowers and taxpayers against predatory practices by postsecondary institutions. The regulations clarify, simplify, … More Education Department Proposes New Regulations to Protect Students and Taxpayers from Predatory Institutions
Modern day slavery is a $150 billion business. Human trafficking is the fastest growing means by which people are enslaved, the fastest growing international crime, and one of the largest sources of illegal profits. According to the International Labour Organization, 21 million people around the globe are working under conditions of forced labour, the majority … More The $150 Billion Dollar Business Consumers Don’t Want To Know About
DeVry University Class Action Lawsuit Investigation Legal proceedings have been filed against DeVry Education Group, and its subsidiary DeVry University for possible false advertising under state and federal law. If you attended DeVry University, or have knowledge relevant to the investigation, please click here to contact us and fill out the brief form. The Federal Trade … More Contact Us About The DeVry University Class Action Lawsuit
Much of the chocolate that consumers buy originate and are obtained from sources in the Cote D’Ivoire (“Ivory Coast”) in West Africa. The cocoa used to make this chocolate is harvested by slave laborers, many of whom are children not even 10 years old. Some are abducted and kidnapped, others are sold by its family … More Child Slavery: Chocolate’s Dark Side
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) Federal and state laws prohibit using an automated telephone dialing system to make or send unsolicited telemarketing calls, texts, and faxes. You could be entitled to $500 to $1,500 per call from any telemarketer who violates the TCPA. The law specifies several requirements for telemarketers to lawfully … More The TCPA: Telemarketers Who Violate the Law Face Consequences of $500 to $1500 Per Junk Text or Fax