Among my morning reading was this gem:
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported in today's edition about the efforts of law students from the Univ. of Pittsburgh Law School and Pace Law School as amici advocates in the pending matter of Stone v. Bear Stearns, et al., Case No. 13-959, involving a "public" arbitrator in FINRA arbitration with numerous undisclosed conflicts of interest. Pitt 2L Sydney Normil from Jamesburg, NJ, said, "It's the best practical experience I've had in law school."
Pace Law School Investor Rights Clinic Director, Prof. Jill I. Gross said, "It's an issue we think is in dire need of addressing. [Mr. Stone] was supposed to get a neutral panel of arbitrators. He did not get a neutral panel of arbitrators and he lost."
Read the full Post-Gazette article here.