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Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Expect More Second Amendment Fights
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
With Probable Cause and Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Supreme Court Would Rather Keep Things Fluid
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Marijuana in the Workplace
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
Weekly Brief: Courthouse Violence on the Rise
How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
Ex-Boy Scout Trial Exposes Group’s “Pervert” Cover Up
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Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more
In some disputes over child custody, each parent may be firmly convinced that the other one is unfit....more
A seventeen year old girl who was brutally beaten by four individuals in an attempt to terminate her pregnancy has scored a legal victory for her unborn child....more
These are the revised local court rules for Rock County Circuit Court, in Rock County, Wisconsin. ...more
In This Issue:
- IRS Audits: Understanding Criminal Rights and Risks
- Amazing Clients®: Ravago: A Big Company with a Low Profile
- When is a Mom not a Mom?: De Facto Parenting in Massachusetts
- Can the...more
The parents of two children whose grandparents had just been granted custody of them have been jailed back in the United States after they kidnapped the boys and fled in a sailboat to Cuba. ...more
Since passage of the original Violence Against Women Act in 1994, reported incidents of violence against women in the United States have decreased by an impressive two-thirds.
Still, violence against women remains a...more
A loud, beeping Amber Alert and accompanying visual banner filled the homes and screens of area television viewers on the evening of January 14, 2013, announcing the abduction of a five-year-old student from a Philadelphia...more
Domestic violence is unfortunately too common an occurrence. If you are a victim of this crime, there is help available for you....more
A Kernersville mother wants to tattoo angel wings on her 2 year old daughter (named Angel) because “she is her gift from God.” The mother believes that she should be able to make any and all decisions regarding her child and...more
A Louisiana man has filed suit against a sperm bank because he claims their clinic gave two vials of his sperm to an ex-girlfriend who then used the sperm to impregnate herself. The man's attorney said the child’s paternity...more
Tweak in MS law removes the prohibition on open carry...more
Steven Getman: Legal links of interest for the week ending March 22, 2013
by Steven J. Getman, Esq.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Attorney Steven Getman reports on some of the stories about courts, the law and lawyers in the...more
Divorce can be an extremely emotional experience, fraught with sadness, anger and even a sense of helplessness. These feelings are exacerbated for someone who has been the victim of domestic violence. If you are the victim...more
Listen to your Attorney. Listen to those professionals that you hire to tell you what to do!...more
Legal links of interest for the week ending March 15, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
by Steven J. Getman, Esq.
Attorney Steven Getman reports on some of the stories about courts, the law and lawyers in the news this past...more
Update of MS gun laws based on recent law changes....more
Beware of taking on representation for FREE. Danger, danger!...more
You don’t need a lawyer for everything, but there are a few times in life when hiring a lawyer is a necessity....more
Summary of MS Gun Laws, including concealed carry....more
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc.
"After this, therefore because of this..."...more
Look around any conference room, coffee shop or elevator and you will find almost everyone has their smart phone in hand or nearby. While these hand-held devices are still used for talking on the phone, they are also used for...more
How to say Res Judicata and why it matters to you....more
Illinois Safe Haven law provides options for mothers and their newborn child. According to the Safe Haven Law, a parent can anonymously take their newborn to a safe haven without fear of prosecution if the baby is thirty days...more
How and when to hire a PI. What to give them when you do...more
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