Local artist Raphaela Monribot may be the first person to face a $530,000 lawsuit for using her iPhone. Monribot was named in a lawsuit filed Jan. 4 in the 1st Judicial District Court in Santa Fe by her friend and neighbor, Arthur Firstenberg.
Law firms in Albuquerque, New York City and Washington, DC have joined to file a class-action lawsuit against former New Mexico Investment Officer Gary Bland and members of the Educational Retirement Board who participated in alleged pay-to-play schemes involving two out of state firms, Vanderbilt Capital and Aldus Equity.
Last week, researchers at King’s College London made headlines around the world by declaring there is “no physiological or physical basis” for the so-called G-spot, after having quizzed 1,804 female twins about their sex lives. The news irked Santa Fe therapist Alice Kahn Ladas, co-author of the 1981 book The G Spot, which popularized “this often misunderstood female erogenous zone.”
The wave of domestic violence did not discriminate: It hit Santa Fe’s low-lying trailer parks and its tranquil-seeming hillside estates. In its ongoing coverage, SFR found that local police failed to protect victims and pursue abusers, neglecting their responsibilities under federal law, while courts proved ill-equipped to deal with the complexities of family violence and abuse.
Think you can do better than MBA-toting geniuses who ruined the economy? The US bankruptcy court in Maryland has an opportunity for you. The “much coveted” mortgage servicing business of the company formerly known as Thornburg Mortgage must be sold immediately, according to bankruptcy court documents filed this month.