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If your business has 15 or more employees, you need to understand a certain law to the letter, and we're not talking about tax law: it's the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. One of the most important developments in employment law, it is essential to research this Act and know what requirements and conditions apply to you. Don't find yourself in the middle of a messy lawsuit. more...

- Employment Law

Last month, the body of 14-year-old Emmitt Till, a black boy killed in 1955 for allegedly "wolf-whistling" at a white woman, was exhumed to determine who should be charged with the murder fifty years later. Though it is likely that no new charges will come, civic duty demanded that heat be put on these cold cases. Read more to find out what has been done. more...

- More Litigation

10 years after the institution of FMLA, are men still feeling left out in the waiting room? more...

- Family Law Basics

The future of religion behind bars turns on if the Supreme Court finds RLUIPA an unconstitutional blending of church and state. Even if found constitutional, prison officials may still restrict religious rights if there is a compelling reason. more...

- More US Law

While the debate over whether new immigrants to the United States should be required to learn English always seems to be floating somewhere near the surface of American society, it has recently dipped into a new pool—the area of parental rights. One Tennessee juvenile court judge is developing a bit of a reputation for admonishing immigrant women; if they don't learn the language, he will consider terminating their parental rights to their children. more...

- Family Law Basics