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Is It Legal for a Security Guard to Detain You?

June 23, 2022

Via: FindLaw

We’ve all seen those mall jail cells in TV shows and in movies like “Paul Blart: Mall Cop.” But what exactly are the legal rights of security guards in malls and stores to detain you in those mall jails? Legal […]


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5 Legal Documents Your 18-Year-Old Needs

June 20, 2022

Via: FindLaw

When your child turns 18, there are many things to look forward to: graduation ceremonies, bright futures, and moving out of your house (eventually). However, one thing you may not be aware of is how the magic age of 18 […]


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Is Your Electric Bike Street Legal?

June 16, 2022

Via: FindLaw

Electric bicycles or “e-bikes” are more popular than ever. As cyclists discover they can bike with less physical strain or venture on longer trips, the e-bike industry is booming. And with concerns about increasing gas prices and climate change, more […]


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Do the Police Have an Obligation to Protect You?

June 14, 2022

Via: FindLaw

The Uvalde, Texas, School District Police Department has received withering criticism for its failure to stop a school gunman who shot and killed 19 children and two teachers. While the shooter was inside two adjoining classrooms, 19 law enforcement officers […]


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Are Parents Liable for Their Child’s Gun Violence?

June 9, 2022

Via: FindLaw

When 18-year-old Payton Gendron allegedly opened fire in Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, he struck Zaire Goodman in the neck. Fortunately, Goodman survived. Gendron now faces 25 criminal charges, including hate-motivated domestic terrorism, first-degree murder, attempted murder, and murder as […]


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Will Cities Be Able To Decriminalize Abortion?

June 3, 2022

Via: FindLaw

Facing the possibility of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, federal, state, and local lawmakers supportive of abortion rights have been scrambling to find legal avenues to protect abortion access in states where restrictions are almost certain to […]


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Rhode Island Legalizes Recreational Marijuana and Protects Off-Duty Use

June 2, 2022

Via: SHRM

Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee signed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana in the state on May 25. The new law took effect immediately. Adults age 21 and older now can possess up to an ounce of cannabis, may grow cannabis […]


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What is the Legal Landscape of the Mining Industry in 2022?

May 31, 2022

Via: Lawyer Monthly

Currently, mining in Canada is subject to significant regulatory disclosure requirements. To begin with, there are minimum standards for disclosure of technical information incorporating the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM) standards. National Instrument 43-101 sets out minimum […]


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Real or Reality Show? What Makes a Marriage Legal?

May 25, 2022

Via: FindLaw

When Kourtney Kardashian married Travis Barker at a Santa Barbara courthouse in May 2022, it was for real. In a secret ceremony, Kardashian, a star in the popular reality TV show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” wed Barker, best known […]


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Are Social Media Platforms Responsible for Kids’ Deaths?

May 25, 2022

Via: FindLaw

Remember Joe Camel? During the 1980s and 1990s, Joe was a cartoon mascot for Camel cigarettes. His smiling likeness appeared in print ads and billboards everywhere. He probably enjoyed as much celebrity as Tony the Tiger or Ronald McDonald. Today, […]