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- OPM Disability Retirement Applications: The Veteran and the Medical Condition
An article about what U.S. Veterans in Civil Service jobs should know before applying for Federal Employee Disability Retirement benefits under either FERS or CSRS.
- The Latest Milestone in U.S. / Cuba Relations: Commercial Flights
The United States and Cuba marked another historic milestone recently when JetBlue Flight 387 sojourned from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Abel Santamaria Airport in Santa Clara, Cuba. Flight 387 was the first direct commercial flight between the two countries in more than a half-century. Six months ago, the two countries signed an agreement to re-establish scheduled air service between them, moving beyond the charter services that had been the sole direct flights for many years.
- Florida “Murderabilia” and “Son of Sam” Laws
It is the times really, crime fascinates our society, and the morbid curiosity for all things crime can be nauseating at extreme levels. The biggest culprits for the advance of this crime fascination are the media and cinema.
- Firework Laws in Fort Worth - What's Illegal?
Every year around the Fourth of July and New Year's, we get tons of questions about firework laws in Fort Worth. Given the hazard of fireworks, there are a number of Texas laws that control their sale and use.
- Apple vs. The FBI
Last month a federal magistrate judge in California ordered Apple to bypass the security protocols on an iPhone 5 that belonged to one of the San Bernardino shooters. This public order ushered in what has become a national spectacle, pitting the FBI and many Americans against Apple and Privacy proponents.
- Formal Colonel Explains What To Do When You’re Under Investigation by the Military
What should you do if you are being investigation by the military?
- Proposed Changes to Trucking Industry Standards
Despite concerns from the Department of Transportation, police and a large number of respondents in a recent poll on truck safety, Congress is considering a bill that would allow trucks to increase in size and allow drivers to work longer hours without a mandated break.
- Obama Commutes Demaryius Thomas’ Mom’s Sentence
“I believe at its heart, America is a nation of second chances, and I believe these folks deserve their second chance.” - President Obama
- Jury Nullification
Jury nullification is making headlines in Denver and in particular in front of the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse, where activists have been distributing fliers about nullification and fighting charges against other activists who have done the same, since July of this summer.
- Issues with the Amber Alert System
The Amber Alert System was created in 1996 after the abduction of nine-year-old Amber Hagerman in Texas.