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Facebook Users Can Sue Over Facial Recognition, Court Rules

August 9, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

A federal appeals court is allowing a group of users to sue Facebook on claims the social network collected their facial data without consent. On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected Facebook’s efforts to dismiss […]


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Justice Department official says 2020 census citizenship question still being explored

July 4, 2019

Via: Jurist

In a court filing released on Wednesday, Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt indicated that the Department of Justice will explore new ways to ask whether responders to the 2020 census are citizens of the US. The Supreme Court ruled on […]


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What’s one thing you wish the public understood about the US legal system?

June 27, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

What did the Declaration of Independence do? Nonresidents who want to become U.S. citizens are expected to know. When the ABA recently posed the same question to a sample of U.S. adults, a correct answer wasn’t guaranteed. The proper response […]


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The Emerald Triangle’s Brutal Pivot From Black Market to Legal

April 10, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

For roughly 20 years the getting was good in Northern California. From the legalization of medical marijuana in 1996 to beginning the transition into adult-use sales in 2016, cannabis growers in the remote, northern forestland enjoyed an idyllic life, earning […]


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Top 25 Tips on How Small Business Owners Can Avoid Burnout

March 29, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

The demands of starting your own business can be exciting, making new business owners want to be as hands-on as possible. However, overworking yourself can eventually lead to burnout, and will not help in getting a business off the ground. […]


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How to Open an Online Business Checking Account in 6 Steps

March 27, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

When considering how to open an online business checking account, you’ll have to decide if you’ll need a physical branch, choose the best bank, understand the costs, gather the required documentation, complete an application, and deposit funds. You can open […]


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US State Department releases annual human rights country reports

March 15, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Department of State released its annual human rights country reports for 2018 Wednesday. In an attempt to hold other countries accountable for their human rights records, the State Department publishes annual reports on countries around the world. The […]


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Court: Less Than ‘Hellish’ Workplace Still Hostile Environment

February 25, 2019

Via: FindLaw

A man didn’t have to show his work was “hellish” to sue for a hostile work environment, a federal appeals court said. In Gates v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, a black building engineer said his workplace […]


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How Fast Is Too Fast to File a Lawsuit?

February 21, 2019

Via: FindLaw

When a client comes to you seeking justice, often, you’ll need to explain that the legal actions you can take in the real world don’t work like they do on TV. Unless it’s a pressing criminal matter, or there’s a […]


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Florida Law Would Require Public Schools to Offer Bible Study: Is It Legal?

February 8, 2019

Via: FindLaw

Under current state laws in Florida, public school districts are given the option of providing classes that include the “objective study” of the Bible. But a new statute would require public high schools to offer an elective course on the […]