Kathy Murphy has paved a successful career for herself in finance after starting in legal positions for a healthcare company. She’s now one of the most influential businesswomen in the country and made Fortune’s 2014 Most Powerful Women in Business list once again this year.
Murphy is president of Personal Investing, a Fidelity Investments company that provides many financial products and services to individual investors. In this role she oversees 15 million customer accounts, 12,000 employees and more than $1.7 trillion in customer assets.
Hailing from Wallingford, Conn., Murphy went to Fairfield University for undergrad before heading to the University of Connecticut for law school. After graduating at the top of her class, she was inundated with offers from Wall Street firms, but Murphy decided to take a different route.
She started at healthcare company Aetna where she stayed for
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The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals tossed out a portion of a Texas criminal statute that prohibited taking unauthorized pictures in public for the purposes of sexual gratification after finding that the law violated First Amendment free speech rights.
The state’s highest criminal court upheld a lower court decision on Wednesday overturning the law 8-1, reports the Houston Chronicle. Under the law, taking surreptitious photos of a person in a public place, such as upskirt photos of women, was considered a state jail felony. The law was challenged by Ronald Thompson, who was charged under the law in 2011 after taking pictures of clothed children at a San Antonio waterpark.
What was the court’s rationale for overturning the law?
Lawyers can seem “all that” during a consultation, but potential clients may want to do a little extra research before pulling the trigger on hiring them.
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“Over the last few months, my team has listened to questions and concerns from the community, ranging from location of the building to the naming of the school. We take that community input seriously, which is why – as we continue to look for a thoughtful way to honor President Obama—we will look for other possible names for this future school,” Emanuel said in a statement, according to the Tribune.
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