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- The Protection of Texas Children Law Gets New Scrutiny
One of the controversies arising from the mass shooting that took the lives of 17 students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is a proposal floated by President Donald Trump that some teachers be armed.
- Right to Privacy in Assisted Living
For a person that resides in an assisted living facility, it is important to have the privacy necessary to live without interference and to increase the quality of life. However, how much latitude the facility has in these circumstances may depend on the state and the circumstances of the resident that moves into a unit.
- Background Check Wrongly Shows a Conviction
Incorrect background checks are difficult to challenge, and these complications may lead to severe consequences for the victim affected by these agencies. It is often important to contact a lawyer to determine if the agency needs legal communication to alter the false details or if litigation is necessary to sue for the damages these incorrect reports cause.
- Texas Voter ID Law Battle Continues at 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals
On December 5, 2017, the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans heard arguments for and against the newly amended Texas voter ID law. Here is the story so far.
- Employee Social Behavior: The New Business Environment
There is unease and confusion among both people in the workforce and business leaders over the changing nature of labor law, and developing changes in employer-employee relationships.
- Facebook Job Ads Raise Concerns About Age Discrimination
A recent investigation reveals that dozens of employers, including Amazon, Target, Goldman Sachs and Facebook itself, placed recruitment advertisements on Facebook that could only be viewed by particular age groups.
- Definition of Sexual Harassment
Claims of sexual harassment have been all over the news lately, with various celebrities coming forward to tell their stories.
- Use of Force Experts Testify in Police Brutality Cases
Police brutality cases are often experienced when officers are not trained properly, have been subjected to pressure or abuse in their lives or have certain views such as racism or sexism. When these incidents occur, it is generally important to hire an expert witness that is able to explain why they actions occur and how the victim needs compensation to recover.
- Contesting the Use of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory Testing in New Jersey Criminal Cases
Like several other states, New Jersey may use the Million Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III (MCMI-III) when evaluating a defendant. However, serious concerns regarding this test have been raised. An effective defense may include challenging the results of any such tests.
- What Are My Options When My Car Is a Lemon?
Before you can exercise any of your rights under California's lemon laws, you must first make sure that your vehicle actually qualifies as a lemon.