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After the killings of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, the use of Stand Your Ground as a defense to murder has been a hot topic in the news lately. more...

- - Debate & Controversy

Telemedicine is future medicine. While telemedicine companies are pushing the boundaries—allowing patients to speak with a doctor on their favorite computer device—legal and regulatory issues play a key role in how companies offer services. more...

- - Technology

The Internal Revenue Service classifies the National Football League as a nonprofit, and some of its most passionate fans could not be more outraged. Politicians and fanatics have teamed up to call foul on the league’s taxation policies. more...

- - Debate & Controversy

Although many unused frozen embryos left over from IVF treatments are destroyed, some are being put up for adoption, so to speak, for couples who desire to go through a pregnancy and birth on their way to parenthood. Is this even legal? more...

- - Adoption

Building everything from machine parts to human parts, 3D printing is turning the manufacturing industry on its head. A difficult process to imagine, 3D printing builds three-dimensional objects out of “nothing” right before your eyes. The process offers several solid advantages over traditional manufacturing. more...

- - Patents

Technology has turned the traditional model for acquiring audio content, such as digital music files, on its head. Services for buying and sharing music abound, but copyright laws regarding digital audio content are tricky. Before you “trade in” your old digital music for some new sounds online, read about a company that has experienced a few pitfalls. more...

- - Copyrights

Imagine getting a letter demanding $25,000 in back licensing fees from the patent holder of a product you use to produce your own product. “Patent trolls” exploited U.S. businesses to the tune of $29 billion in 2011. Learn how they operate and what you can do to avoid becoming a victim. more...

- - Patents

With smartphones getting even smarter, mobile apps related to health and wellness are turning our phones into the “tricorder” of Star Trek fame. Here’s what’s up ahead in the next frontier of medicine. more...

- - Technology

The Sopranos star's will and its provisions, particularly those invoking the so-called death tax, have sparked a discussion about estate planning that no wise guy or gal—celebrity or not—can afford to ignore. more...

- - Living Trusts

Taxi unions have been pushing for some regulation of ride-sharing companies for a while, and California has listened—but will the proposed rules be enough to satisfy taxi drivers and will other states follow California's lead? more...

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