Prosecutors drop charges against officers who killed Freddie Gray

Prosecutors drop charges against officers who killed Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray was charged with illegal possession of a switchblade when he was arrested. While being transported in the police van he fell into a coma; later the cause of his death was ruled a trauma to his spinal cord. The incident took place on April 12, 2015. The autopsy report states that there…

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Florida’s New Concealed-Carry Law

Florida’s New Concealed-Carry Law

Florida is one of only 5 US states and The District of Columbia, where citizens do not have the right to carry weapons openly. This has been the law for 20 years. By current law, Florida citizens above legal age, retain their constitutional right to keep and bear firearms for hunting, sporting…

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What you need to know to legally change your name

What you need to know to legally change your name

So, you want to change your name! It’s not as crazy at it sounds, and there are many good reasons why some people do this. The most popular reason is to share a last name after a marriage, and on the other side of the equation, changing your name back after a divorce. But still, you have the…

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What Is a Living Will?

What Is a Living Will?

It’s uncomfortable for most people to think about end of life care. It is, however, a wise idea to make your wishes known, not just for your benefit, but your family as well. This is where a living will comes into play. A living will is a document that outlines your preferences for medical…

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How to apply for legal aid

How to apply for legal aid

Legal aid is supported by a public fund, and is used to pay the legal services for people who are really in need. It is legal advice that can be free or inexpensive. The Legal Aid Society is one of the oldest funds in the United States and it is fundamentally a non-profit organization. Its free…

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What Is An Assault & Why You Need An Experienced Defense Attorney

What Is An Assault & Why You Need An Experienced Defense Attorney

If you have ever been involved in an assault case and were arrested then you probably know how important it is to get a good and experienced criminal defense attorney. An assault is not just a crime, it is also a tort because it is defined as the threat of bodily harm by someone being able to cause…

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Probate Lawyer and Hiring Advantages

Probate Lawyer and Hiring Advantages

A probate lawyer is a state authorized legal advisor who comprehends law viewpoints enough to guidance bequest agents and recipients on settling the issues of an expired individual. The legal counselor is additionally alluded to as a bequest lawyer and is in charge of taking care of individual…

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Difference in Federal Law, State Law

Difference in Federal Law, State Law

Every country has their laws & regulation to maintain democracy & peace in the country, similar ways in US there are Federal laws. Federal laws are applicable to all US & non US citizens staying in US. We can say that anyone who enters in US till the time he/she is us will governed by US…

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Federal Law For Food In Schools

Federal Law For Food In Schools

In US national school distribute food to kids, kids are not allowed to take lunch from home. The responsibility of distribution of food is given to one authority Maine. Maine is department of education for the distribution of donated food of USDA. The purpose of this program is to provide equal…

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What Should I Do If I Feel I Might Have a Medical Malpractice Case

What Should I Do If I Feel I Might Have a Medical Malpractice Case

This is arguably one of the most asked question when dealing with legal issues. Many people find themselves in situations where there are faced with tough decisions to make due to medical malpractices. In this article we will be answering this question, of what exactly you should do in an event that…

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Mediation: All You Need To Know

Mediation: All You Need To Know

Mediation is when two persons or group of persons try to convey their opinion or intention of striking a compromise. This term is frequently used in law, commerce and diplomacy but in legal matters mediation is like settlement of both parties without the involvement of a third person. In many cases…

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How to Choose a Law Firm

How to Choose a Law Firm

Timely guidance from expert lawyers is required for legal issues and matters. While you have the option to consult a specific lawyer, it is recommended to pursue a law firm instead as they would have more lawyers with great experience in different law related matters. There are many law firms that…

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Child Custody: All You Need To Know

Child Custody: All You Need To Know

The care, possession and control of a thing or a person, is known as custody. The term child custody relates to the guidance and sustenance of teenagers. It is important to know that child support laws are different in different states and the rulings are determined by different factors, such as the…

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Free Legal Help Is Here!

Free Legal Help Is Here!

The people of Massachusetts, particularly West Massachusetts, have something to be very happy about these days. A new program has just been launched called ‘Dial-A-Lawyer.’ There is a specific number people can call, and they will be able to speak with a lawyer from the hours of 4 p.m.…

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Driving barefoot

Driving barefoot

This may seem irrelevant, but it is not legal to drive without your shoes. Some people are still not sure why, because they do not see the bad side of it. When it comes to UK they definitely won’t allow you to drive your car with your barefoot. Why is it forbidden? Well even though it does…

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Death penalty in China

Death penalty in China

If we are talking about the death penalty, leading country when it comes to that is still China, and it doesn't look like it will be withdrawn. According to Amnesty International, last year in China, the death penalty has carried out over several thousand people. This is more than in all other…

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Legal responsibilities of a coach

Legal responsibilities of a coach

Every coach should be aware of his legal responsibilities! They shouldn’t offer an advice beyond their qualification level. On the other side, they should give appropriate guidance and advices. Every coach is responsible for safety and health of the athletes they coach. They also must have a…

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Xbox 360 Class Action Moves Forward, Court Rules

Xbox 360 Class Action Moves Forward, Court Rules

The Xbox 360 related legal trouble that has been facing Microsoft doesn’t seem to be disappearing any time soon. On the 9th this month, The Toronto Sun reported that the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal in Seattle ruled that a lower court judge hard interpreted the law incorrectly in finding that…

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Importance of Life Insurance

Importance of Life Insurance

No one wants to die but we cannot deny the certainty of the fact that one day everyone has to die. We still don’t want to think about it because it scares us. But if you have a family which is dependent upon you then you will need to think about this certainty; if not all the time at least…

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Easy Ways of Becoming a Successful Legal Professional

Easy Ways of Becoming a Successful Legal Professional

To be a lawyer can certainly prove to be both a lucrative and satisfying experience for one. As a lawyer you get to represent people who are in need, and earn a fat sum of money in doing so. The following are some of the tips that you can keep in mind to understand how you can have a successful…

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Obama Administration Sued Over Executive Actions on Immigration

Obama Administration Sued Over Executive Actions on Immigration

Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott announced that Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing the Obama administration over the president's executive actions on immigration. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Texas on Wednesday, and names the heads of the top immigration enforcement…

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Jackie Chan’s son imprisoned

Jackie Chan’s son imprisoned

Apparently the apple does fall from the tree as we can see from the last feat of Hollywood superstar Jackie Chan’s son, Jaycee Chan. Jaycee was jailed in Beijing for providing a meeting spot for drug users after being detained by the police on August 14th 2014. When in court Jaycee Chan, now…

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Pot backers oppose U.S. bill banning legal marijuana in Washington

Pot backers oppose U.S. bill banning legal marijuana in Washington

Marijuana advocates has urged Congress not to use a spending bill to overturn a local referendum that overwhelmingly backed legalizing pot in the District of Columbia. A $1.1 trillion spending bill negotiated by lawmakers barred the U.S. from using funds to implement Initiative 71, which legalized…

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U.S. agency offers legal immunity to Ebola vaccine makers

U.S. agency offers legal immunity to Ebola vaccine makers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has offered liability protections to drug-makers rushing to develop Ebola vaccines and urged other countries to follow suit. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell made the announcement as part of the Public Readiness and Emergency…

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  • Two female runners, Vanessa Marcotte & Karina Vetrano go missing

    Two female runners, Vanessa Marcotte & Karina Vetrano go missing

    Vanessa Marcotte & Karina Vetrano, in two separate incidents, went missing and were found deceased by the police. Although the deaths have some similar details - they are not related according to the authorities. The similarities include both were avid runners and their bodies were found in…

  • Richard Rosario 20 years in jail and innocent

    Richard Rosario 20 years in jail and innocent

    Imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, Richard Rosario was freed 13 alibis and 20 years later. Rosario was charged with the murder of a teenager in 1996. Though he had 13 witnesses to testify to the fact that he was in Florida, he was convicted. At the time of the murder, Richard Rosario states…

  • Robert Lewis Dear unfit to stand trial for abortion clinic gun spree

    Robert Lewis Dear unfit to stand trial for abortion clinic gun spree

    The Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs was attacked on November 27, 2015. The suspect was Robert Lewis Dear. His encounter with the police lasted for five hours during which five police officers and four civilians were injured. The whole episode ended after an armoured vehicle of police…

What happened to Fauna Jackson (16) while missing in Grand Teton National Park?

What happened to Fauna Jackson (16) while missing in Grand Teton National Park?

Fauna Jackson was last seen on Thursday, August 4th and a large search was started. The 16-year-old from Ohio was volunteering in Wyoming´s Grand Teton National Park. After 24 hours, a group of 60 people were combing the national park in search of Ms. Jackson. By Saturday, more than 100 people…

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Hostage Robert Hall beheaded and how he became a hostage

Hostage Robert Hall beheaded and how he became a hostage

When you think about luxury resorts, you don’t ever imagine that something evil could happen to you while you are on vacation. Unfortunately, this was the case of Robert Hall, a Canadian citizen who went on vacation to the Philippines and stayed at a seaside resort. Robert was kidnapped with…

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Canadian funded hospital destroyed in Syria

Canadian funded hospital destroyed in Syria

A Canadian-funded hospital in Syria has been destroyed during an air strike that was, according to an aid agency, deliberate and has forced other hospitals to close. This hospital was in Aleppo, a city divided by Syrian President Bashar Assad government forces and Syrian rebels. The center is one…

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N. Korean submarine considered sunk

N. Korean submarine considered sunk

A North Korean submarine disappeared and is presumed to have sunk. The submarine was reportedly operating and patrolling the North Korean coast for several days before it went missing. An unknown news source from the U.S government stated that the submarine sunk and is not missing. North Korea has…

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Boko Haram attack village in Nigeria, Feb. 1, 2016

Boko Haram attack village in Nigeria, Feb. 1, 2016

"We had just finished evening prayers when the gunmen came to our village and indiscriminately opened fire and set fire to homes," were the words of resident Kulo Sheriff. The extremist group, Boko Haram viciously attacked Dalori village in the north of the country with gunfire and…

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San Bernadino Shooting is the New Phase of Terrorism

San Bernadino Shooting is the New Phase of Terrorism

On December 6th, 2015, President Obama vowed to find anyone who plotted militant attacks on the U.S.A. He said this to reassure Americans after the California deadly rampage shooting, which has provoked questions regarding security of the United States against extremism. He did his best to respond…

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