VOL. 123 | NO. 139 | Thursday, July 17, 2008
A Chancery Court hearing on the Memphis City Schools’ lawsuit against the city of Memphis began Thursday morning with most of the press not allowed into the courtroom.
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., joined more than 80 U.S. senators last week in writing a prescription for the housing market, a sector of the economy that’s been under the weather for several months now.
The Memphis law community recently lost one of its most well-known and well-liked lawyers.
Even if Shelby County Chancery Court Chancellor Kenny Armstrong sides with Memphis City Schools in his expected ruling today that’s part of the city school district’s funding lawsuit, school officials might not be able to rejoice just yet.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumer prices shot up in June at the second fastest pace in 26 years with two-thirds of the surge blamed on soaring energy prices.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Wednesday that troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are in “no danger of failing.”
David Walker is the supervising attorney for the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County’s Advocate for Non-Custodial Parents Program, a free service that helps litigants with various juvenile-related matters.
NASHVILLE (AP) - Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr.'s new bride is lending her financial support to the primary challenger of the Democrat who succeeded her husband in Congress.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of International Paper Co. jumped Wednesday after an analyst upgraded its shares because improving profit margins are boosting its cash flow.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is investigating failed bank IndyMac Bancorp Inc. for possible fraud, an official said Wednesday of the government's latest target following the collapse of the nation's subprime mortgage market.