Medical Castration Ordered for Sex Offender

A 49-year-old Korean man has been ordered to undergo medical castration by a court in South Korea as punishment for sexually assaulting a server in a local tea house.  The court, in the countryside town of Mokpo, ordered the man, whose identity was not disclosed, to also serve a prison sentence of 12 years, to wear an electronic monitoring device … Continue reading Medical Castration Ordered for Sex Offender

Hunting Bill Can Benefit Landowners and Hunters Alike

Good news for landowners and hunters.  Governor Corbett has recently signed a bill drafted to better protect landowners who allow hunting on their properties.  The new law will be in effect for the fall hunting seasons. Farmers and other landowners can no longer be held liable if sportsmen violate the state game code while hunting … Continue reading Hunting Bill Can Benefit Landowners and Hunters Alike

Will Consumers or Lawyers Benefit from $5.7 Billion Settlement in Visa/MasterCard Lawsuit?

Consumers will likely get nothing, while the lawyers stand to reap huge fees.  This is the fear in a recent settlement of a major class action lawsuit filed by lawyers on behalf of nearly 8 million merchants against Visa and MasterCard, initiated originally in 2005.  In the suit, lawyers accused the two major credit card companies of fixing … Continue reading Will Consumers or Lawyers Benefit from $5.7 Billion Settlement in Visa/MasterCard Lawsuit?