Amazon Workers Reject Unionization in Alabama

Posted by Arianna Weling. Last Friday on April 9th, it was revealed that the Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama rejected the unionization bid. Alabama is currently one of twenty-seven “right-to-work” states in which wokers are not legally required to pay dues to the unions that represent them. The current case had been an ongoing battle …

Supreme Court Sides with Google in Copyright Battle After the Tech Giant’s Decade Long Battle Against Oracle

Posted by Jessica Moran. On Monday, April 5th, 2021, the Supreme Court, in a 6-2 opinion, ruled in favor of Alphabet Inc.’s Google in a decade-long, eight-billion-dollar copyright dispute with Oracle America Inc. The dispute arose over Google’s usage of parts of Oracle’s Java Advanced Programming Interface (API) code in their Android operating system (OS) …

The Legal Effects of Vaccination Side Effects

Posted by Andrew Walde. Vaccinations having been given out in increasing rates as more and more individuals are receiving theirs for COVID-19, however as with any vaccine, there are potential side effects that are harming some patients. Several of these individuals are seeking compensation for these effects as, “Twenty-one people have filed claims with the …

China to Use Data Protection to Control Tech Giants

Posted by Arina Gumerova. This article focuses on the fact that China wants to introduce a law that will protect personal data online because “globally, there has been a push toward more robust rules to protect consumer data and privacy as technology services continue to expand.” So at the moment, China is one of the …

If I Had Spoken Up, It Would Have Been a Suicide Mission for Me and My Career: The Choices Women Make

Posted by Eden Dolezal Megan Kelly was working for Fox news and I always watched her for so many years, I always thought her voice was always heard and pepole really understood what she had to say and what the points that needed to come across, it really happened. The article talks about how when …

Nike Files Lawsuit Over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’ Claiming Trademark Infringement

Posted by Ariel Go. Jr. Montero Lamar Hill, otherwise known by his stage name Lil Nas X, has been making a lot of news lately due to a new line of controversial sneakers. Lil Nas X recently posted a music video of his new song “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name).” The video was full …

Fraud Cases Up During COVID Era

Posted by Megan Kerrigan. Today, the world is unpredictable and changing rapidly. We see a new president, a worldwide pandemic, a lack of jobs for Americans, and the changing of our everyday lives. With COVID-19, we see the world dealing with large business and financial disruption. Since the shutdown the government started pumping large sums …

The Field of Forensic Accounting Will Continue to Grow

Posted by Lynne Thach. Forensic accountants play a very important role in court. They provide litigation advisory services, investigative services, and essential support for lawyers and attorneys in many situations in court. The most important role is that forensic accountants are used as financial expert witnesses because of their technique, investigation, knowledge, and practice skills …

The Forensic Accounting Profession Amid COVID

Posted by Jake Martin. The year of 2020 is certainly not a typical year considering all the events that took place. One major topic that has the whole world worrying is COVID-19 which is considered a pandemic. Billions of people around the world have been negatively affected by this virus and unfortunately many have lost …

College Admission Scandals and Forensic Accounting

Posted by Jenny P. Velarde. Financial crimes come in different colors. Most of us think of the words fraud and embezzlement when we think of these acts. Luckily, forensic accounting was created to conduct examinations utilizing accounting, auditing, and other analytical skills. This form of accounting is most suitable when investigating financial crimes. Forensic accountants …