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- How Do Jim Crow Laws Relate to Transgender Issues?
Transgender issues began to emerge in the 20th century and continued into the 21st century. During the second decade of the century, a major issue involving this group involved access to public restrooms. For some individuals the social issue mirrored a time of the earlier 20th century in which people were treated differently due to their race.
- Law Enforcement Liability and the Special Relationship Doctrine
While the general rule is that law enforcement officers are not legally liable for failing to protect a citizen, there are exceptions to this rule. One such exception is the special relationship doctrine.
- Legal Doctrine of State-Created Danger and Police Liability
The general rule is that law enforcement officers are not held liable for failing to protect their citizens. However, there are exceptions to this rule. One such exception is the state-created danger legal doctrine.
- Law Enforcement Liability
Most police uphold justice and incarcerate the criminals perpetrating illegal activities. They become witnesses in court proceedings to ensure that people who break the law are held accountable. The actions of law enforcement officers usually result in the law being upheld with victims receiving justice for crimes committed against them.
- Auto Dealer Fraud: When Is It Worth It to Hire a Lawyer?
One of the most common types of consumer fraud is auto dealer fraud. A claim of this nature can arise from a number of misrepresentations, deceptive practices or other unethical or immoral behavior. When consumers feel scammed by auto dealers, they may consider hiring a lawyer.
- Rights of an Owner of a Recalled Vehicle
Every years, millions of products are recalled for various reasons. Recalls affect the very smallest of items such as childrenís toys to large objects such as vehicles. When a product is recalled, it is usually due to some safety concern. Knowing the rights associated with recalled items can help consumers.
- Stopped by Immigration: You Have Rights
In the United States, all people have rights. It does not matter who you are, what country you are from, or what your status is in the United States. No Human Being is Illegal. If you are stopped by Police Officers, Immigration Agents or other public authorities, you have rights. As long as you are within the borders of the United States, you have rights. Know them. Use them.
- Differences between Preliminary Hearings and Arraignments
Preliminary hearings and arraignments are pre-trial proceedings that take part in criminal cases. They are similar in nature, but they have important differences. While the process involved varies by state, the general process consists of the following:
- Prohibition on the Publication of Personal Information
This is the information age of electronics, data, computing and the internet. Cameras and the ability to capture photos and video are everywhere. Protecting private information is no longer an easy thing to do. This could allow oneís likeness or attributes to be used in various ways that allow others to make money. The protection of personal information, likeness and private data is covered under the law.
- Who in Identity Theft Needs a Lawyer?
Identity theft is a crime that occurs when someone obtains another personís private information in a wrongful manner through fraud or deception, usually so that the perpetrator can achieve economic gain. When identity theft occurs, there are two main parties who may wish to seek legal counsel: defendants and victims.