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Inamtes Have Easy Access To The Madison County Courier

The Madison County Courier is helping massive people in New York find attorneys for various issues in a quick amount of time. This online system is very simple to use, and it is one that all people can relate to on an everyday basis. There is another group of people that have been relating to this system as well, and they are inmates of local jails and state prisons.


Today, jails and state prisons are more technologically advanced than ever before. This means inmates now have access to computers and the Internet. Inmates have been using their Internet privilege to visit the Madison County Courier online system. All an inmate needs is five minutes before they are hauled of to court. Within these five minutes, an inmate can find an attorney to represent them; this even includes inmates with no money.


When the inmate gets to court, the attorney will be there, and the attorney will be ready to argue, having already known most of the facts about the case. This has caused court proceedings to move faster than usual. Moreover, this has led to inmates having to do less time behind bars. Many inmates end of getting an extra six months to two years for coming to court without a lawyer, some on several different occasions.


Attorney Jeremy L. Goldstein wanted all people to have a fair opportunity when he created this online program. The people he had in mind also included inmates. Graduating top of his class, Attorney Goldstein represented many high-profile criminals. During this time, he observed how inmates with no money and no family were given more time on their sentence for having no lawyer when appearing in court.


Attorney Goldstein wanted to change this part of the system. His amazing online program is making a positive impact in the lives of inmates on a daily basis.


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The Protection Act of the SEC WhistleBlower Program

The SEC program is a subsidiary movement under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection in 2010 to protect and give whistleblowers a platform.

Since the establishment of Labaton Sucharow LLP, the law firm has awarded over $17 million to whistleblowers. The firm was the first to represent Securities and Exchange Commission individuals who reported violations at their workplace. The whistleblowers awarded reported misdoings at their workplace in the financial industry.

Labaton Sucharow has a history of representing institutions, investors, businesses, and consumers. The firm provides expert financial data analysts, forensic accountants, and investigators to conduct a thorough investigation of cases. The professionals hired by Labaton Sucharow meet qualifications of the federal and state laws. The firm has earned recognition among lists such as The Legal 500.Chambers and Partners and The National Law Journal’s Plaintiffs Hot List and the Benchmark Litigation.

The Securities and Exchange program was set up six years ago to aid in eliminating corruption in the industry as a recovery strategy after the Great Depression.

The recent case execution by Labaton Sucharow led to the arrest of key players in the finance market. Jordan A. Thomas, the attorney, participated, commented that the client was courageous to give up information about a major employer and hence contributed hugely to the curbing of a significant security breach. He added to say that he predicts more people will follow the whistleblower’s steps in a bid to improve the financial market.

Mr. Thomas, who is also the chair of Labaton Sucharow, received an award on behalf of a public company employee whistleblower. The employer of the whistleblower faces charges for retaliating against the employee, which is a restriction according to the SEC regulations.
Labaton Sucharow, however, aims to protect the identity of their clients to avoid such retaliation and eventual blacklisting of the individual by other companies. The SEC also doesn’t reveal any other information regarding the case nor people involved.

The regulations of the program set by SEC provide a platform for whistleblowers to bravely step forward with information about criminal activities at their workplaces, under the protection of the employer.  The Congress has created the Investor Protection Fund to ensure a constant availability of the monetary awards. To date, the Fund has generated an excess amount of approximately $400 million.