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California’s MeToo Laws: Here’s What Your Business Should Know

January 7, 2019

Via: FindLaw

California passed more than a dozen measures to bolster the #MeToo laws in 2018, many dealing with public entities and private citizens. However, there are two notable laws that businesses should keep in mind moving forward into 2019. Violations of […]


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Utah Gets Nation’s Toughest DUI Law in the New Year

December 27, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Utah gets the First Mover award again in the DUI race. The state was the first to lower blood alcohol content (BAC) limits from 0.10 to 0.08 back in 1983, and now they are the first in the country to […]


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San Antonio Trade Groups Sue for Raising Smoking Age to 21

December 27, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Retailers in San Antonio, Texas are crying foul, claiming they are being made the scapegoats when the real criminals are the underaged smokers. The city council passed an ordinance set to go into effect January 1, 2019, which raises the […]


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2018’s Top 8 Tips for Law Students

December 21, 2018

Via: FindLaw

While quite a bit has changed about law school over the years, one thing certainly hasn’t: It’s difficult. Luckily for law students these days, there’s plenty of advice online that you can use to help figure out what’s going to […]


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What are Social Security Credits?

November 19, 2018

Via: Investopedia

To determine who is eligible for various Social Security benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a system of credits that establish whether minimum work requirements have been met. Typically, the number of credits required in order to be eligible […]


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Massachusetts Gun Restrictions Don’t Violate 2nd Amendment

November 14, 2018

Via: FindLaw

A federal appeals court upheld gun restrictions in Massachusetts, saying the Second Amendment is strongest inside the home — not outside. In Gould v. Morgan, the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed a trial judge in upholding a firearms […]


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3 Tips for Evaluating Police Misconduct Cases

October 29, 2018

Via: FindLaw

For many civil rights or personal injury practitioners, police misconduct cases can be a little bit mystifying. These are more than typical, rudimentary government tort claims involving negligence. The silver lining to these cases being so vehemently defended is that […]


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Should Your Business Offer ‘Pawternity Leave’?

October 23, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Companies often try to keep up with the competition when it comes to offering employee perks. After all, providing great benefits is key to attracting and retaining top talent. Many experts say that the days of offering on-campus benefits, like […]


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Can I Vote With a Green Card?

October 18, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Legal Permanent Residents (LPR), also knows as Green Card holders, are allowed many of the same rights as U.S. Citizens: access to public schools, a driver’s license, obtaining social security and Medicare benefits, and visas for spouses, just to name […]


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Is Drug Testing Employees Required in Legal States?

October 15, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

If your company drug tests employees, now is a good time to evaluate how the expanding legalized use of marijuana will impact your policies and your business. More employees will inevitably test positive for marijuana. By taking time to evaluate […]