Native Americans

  • Non-Sequiturs: 09.25.14

    … Chuck Palahniuk for basing Fight Club on my life story. Not that I ran anarchic underground fight clubs, but because one-time at camp I made a bar of soap. [Bustle] * Law professor goes after revenge porn and patent trolls because he’s trying to win the title of best person ever. [Brooklyn Paper] * Harold Hamm, Continental Resources’ Chairman…

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  • The Legal Trick Payday Lenders Are Using To Skirt The Law

    … bigshots on retainer to fight tooth-and-nail to protect their lending practices…. How do you avoid state laws? Headquarter in Indian Country, of course! Increasingly, the big players in short-term lending are managed by Native American tribes and headquartered on reservations, sheltered from those pesky state regulators. But for all the companies…

    2 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
  • Researching the Past

    … called Publick Occurrences, a Boston publication. The issue was published nearly 324 years ago, on September 24, 1960. In the issue, a smallpox outbreak is reported, there is a house fire, Native Americans have a Day of Thanksgiving, and more. The archive covers newspapers through December 31, 1922, so many of the major events our our nation’s history, from Independence through World War I and the start of the Roaring Twenties, can be found. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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