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- Expert Witness Testimony: When Police Brutality Occurs
Police brutality is being increasingly noticed throughout the country through the use of electronic surveillance equipment and the rise of the smartphone. With a camera and a video recorder at the touch of a fingertip, anyone is able to record almost any incident that may transpire.
- Before You Post THAT Picture . . . How Private Is Your Facebook Account?
If you are going to attempt to collect disability, you may want to hold off on posting pictures of yourself boating, fishing and the like. Case in Point? The ex-police officer who posted photos of himself riding a jet ski despite his claims of being disabled on the job in 9/11. He was convicted of taking over $200,000 in disability payments.
- Hotel Security Cameras Found in Room, Is that Legal?
Placing security cameras in various places in a hotel may be a touchy subject when it comes to privacy and where these may be. As the technological age advances, there are many devices that become smaller and ever present in the lives of citizens in countries with machines that are affordable.
- Private Investigation and E-Discovery: Voice and Audio Files
E-discovery may be necessary in certain legal cases. This means that records may be made through electronic devices for use by the consumer and communications created in this manner may be admitted as evidence for either the plaintiff or defending party.
- Bullying Laws in New Jersey
New Jersey constituted an anti bullying law in 2002 that was one of the first to be initiated, in 2003 New Jersey and 14 other states passed the anti-bullying laws with most of the states forming the laws, due to the vast number of high school shooting being conducted during the period of 1990s.
- Sexual Harassment Laws in New Jersey
Much like at the federal level, sexual harassment is prohibited by the state of New Jersey. It is quite important for you to know your rights in case you become a victim of sexual harassment.
- Can a Business Ask about My Disability and My Need for a Service Dog?
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects a person that has a disability for employment, when in public establishments and from various forms of discrimination.
- Illegal Search and Seizures in Illinois Police Misconduct Cases
The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution grants every citizen the right to protection from unlawful searches and seizures at the hands of the police, even if you are under investigation or facing criminal charges. Because you have the right to security in your own person and your own home, police misconduct charges can be filed if these rights are violated, or if an illegal search is performed.
- Unwanted Facebook Pictures: Has My Privacy Been Invaded?
The digital world of the electronic age is rife with invasions of privacy, identity theft and various instances of crime. There are many situations where someone finds his or her picture online posted to Facebook.
- Understanding the Laws on Underage Drinking in California
Consumption of alcohol below the age of 21 is a criminal offense. Ensure that you are not breaking any of these other laws regarding underage drinking.