Court Cases

Take a tour through landmark court cases to see how they shaped—or reshaped—the legal landscape.

Objection: Hearsay! What Is the Hearsay Rule, and What are the Exceptions to It?

Hearsay evidence is typically inadmissable in legal proceedings, but there are exceptions.

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Suing in California Small Claims Court: Step-by-Step

Almost any dispute can be taken to small claims court, provided the amount of money requested falls within the maximum allowed by California law.

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Recapturing Copyrights: A Second Chance at Royalties

Many of the world's most famous musicians are getting a second chance at controlling their creations. Musicians like Bob Dylan and Eagles, might have…

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Collecting Your Small Claims Judgment

You may have won your small claims case, but now you need to collect.

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What Does the Health Care Ruling Mean for Small Business?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been one of the most hotly contested election season issues. But the Supreme Court's recent ruling…

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Top 5 Intellectual Property Disputes

Intellectual property disputes are incredibly common. Find out what intellectual property is and what your rights are.

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Is an Employer Liable for Employee Injuries at a Company Retreat?

Employers and employees should be aware that an employer may be deemed liable if an employee injures themselves at a company-sponsored function and…

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Plea-bargaining in Capital Murder Cases: Is it fair to victims?

Plea-bargaining in capital murder cases saves taxpayers millions in court costs. But, does it provide justice for victims or their families?

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Criminal Defenses: Excuse and Exculpation Defenses

You're on trial for a crime, but you don't think you should be convicted even though yes, you did commit the crime. Is this possible? Absolutely.

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Beat A Speeding Ticket: What you need to know

Know your options when it comes to tickets. The next time those flashing lights are meant for you, rest assured that you have more of a defense than…

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