By: Karla Perry
Everyone wants to be free. America was born on the shared value of freedom that ran deep in the hearts of the first patriots and Founders. Most every nation in the world desires the freedom found between our shores. A grassroots rally cry has been...
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By: John Atchison
There are times when one turns on the television and hears stories that seem to be beyond human comprehension. The story of the three girls being kept captive for ten years in a Cleveland home falls into the category. It turns one's stomach to think...
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By: Mari Mckee
The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by attorneys Barry Scheck and Peter Neufield as part of the Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, NYC. Both Scheck and Neufield are attorneys who were part of O.J. Simpson’s defense team during his famous...
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By: Christine Zibas
At 83, James “Whitey” Bulger doesn’t have much to look forward to, except prison walls. For 16 years, however, the reputed head of the Boston Winter Hill Gang managed to evade law enforcement and, for the last few years, was enjoying life in...
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By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Laws are meant to protect society as a whole, not legislate moral opinion and keep individuals from expressing their free will. A great deal of money is wasted on prosecuting victimless crimes and non-violent offenders crowd the prison system. The arguments for legalizing prostitution Prostitution...
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By: Christine Zibas
Careful of the past, you never know when it might catch up with you. For 75-year-old Alice Uden, the day of reckoning has come: Uden has been tried and convicted of killing her former husband, a deed the Missouri woman committed some 40 years ago...
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By: D. Vogt
Tort law, which covers situations in which one person is wrongfully harmed or injured by another person (or organization), divides wrongdoing into intentional torts and unintentional ones, which usually take the form of negligence. The essential difference between negligence and intentional torts is that intentional...
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By: D. Vogt
An order of protection, also known as a restraining order or a protection order, is a court order which can give you protection from someone who feel threatened by as a result of domestic abuse, harassment, or stalking. In order to file for an order...
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By: Krystle Hernandez
Regardless of age or financial circumstances, every individual should seriously consider taking the time to prepare a will. Although many people believe that wills and estate planning in general are only for those in the middle and upper-middle class income brackets, the reality is that...
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By: Danielle Thompson-Saines
The affirmative action debate is hardly over. In his article for Fox News Latino, attorney Raul Reyes notes that the Pew Research Center found 63 percent of Americans agree with affirmative action, while 30 percent still do not. Since becoming a law in 1965, there...
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