Goldman SachsMurky bylaws

May a Delaware firm whose bylaws promise to pay the legal bills of a group of people — all of its "officers" — avoid paying on the ground that it failed to make clear who belonged in the group?

Shouldn't the rule that governs in contracts cases — that a court will construe an ambiguity against

Sumner RedstoneA rule against making too much money?

Plenty of public companies pay their executives very large salaries, bonuses, and other goodies, including stock grants, stock option awards, and rides in fancy jet planes.

The WSJ recently reported that the median pay for CEOs of "big companies" totaled $11.4 million in 2013. The biggest earner, Oracle's