Narcotics Task Force Cracks Down on Maryland Supplier

Joel William Hammond, 35, of Essex, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute at least 28 grams of cocaine.  According to authorities, the Harford County Narcotics Task Force of Harford County, Maryland, received authorization from a Circuit Court County Judge back in February 2020 to intercept wire and

Amazon Seller Tells Congress that Arbitration Agreements Let Big Companies Stifle Competitors

An Amazon seller told Congress that the online retailer coerces merchants hoping to its use platform into signing unfair arbitration agreements. According to CNBC, Jacob Weiss—the owner of OJ Commerce, a company specializing in home goods—told the U.S. House Judiciary Committee that he relies on Amazon’s commercial platform to survive and thrive. Since Amazon is