“Groundbreaking initiatives at our medical school—from the creation of the first-ever Dean for Gender Equity to the launch of the Diversity Innovation Hub to address underrepresented groups in medicine and innovation—demonstrate our unparalleled dedication to inclusion,” said Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President for Academic Affairs of the Mount Sinai Health System. “This recognition underscores Mount Sinai’s continued efforts to promote gender equity and diversity in medicine.” … [Read more...] about Mount Sinai Named Among Nation’s Top Health Care Employers for Diversity by Forbes
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Wershe was 17 when he was arrested in May 1987 near his family home after a “routine” police traffic stop that was quickly followed by a swarm of cops who had been waiting for the signal to take action. There was a scuffle involving the Wershe family after a cop spotted a shopping bag full of cash on the floorboard of the car. Wershe’s sister grabbed the cash and ran inside her grandparents’ home nearby. Rick Wershe drifted away amid the chaos but he was soon taken into custody. The police later claimed he went to a neighbor’s backyard and stashed a box under a porch containing over 17 pounds of cocaine, even though Wershe’s fingerprints were not found on the box or on the packages of cocaine inside. Nor did he have the box with him when he walked away from the traffic stop. … [Read more...] about Is Cocaine Legend White Boy Rick Serving Life for Busting Crooked Cops?
“We had an incredible day, unlike any I’ve ever experienced as a lawyer,” said Shareholder Brian T. Feeney, a litigator based in the Philadelphia office of the global law firm. “The Assistant District Attorney got choked up when she described the conviction as a gross miscarriage of justice. Judge Brandeis-Roman was emphatic as she rattled off the reasons why Theo should be exonerated. The people who love him and have been supporting him for all these years were gasping as the judge read her ruling from the bench. And then the judge said to Theo, ‘You are free go.’” … [Read more...] about Greenberg Traurig Pro Bono Team Secures Full Exoneration for Wrongfully Convicted Man