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Choosing Your Baby's Sex: Is It Legal? Should It Be?

Sex selection is a hot topic not only because of the legal and ethical and legal issues involved but also for where it is available.

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Bought a Lemon?

What happens if you buy a new car only to find out a month later that it's a lemon? Your brakes only work when they want, your engine is making…

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Attention All Renters: Do You Know Your Rights?

Usually housing laws cover everything from the physical property to the terms of the rental arrangement. But that's not all you need to know.

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Are Parents Legally Responsible if Their Kid Is a Bully?

Can you be held responsible if your kid is a bully?

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Neighbor Disputes: What to Do When Your Neighbor Invades Your Property

If your neighbor is crowding you out of your own home or yard, it's time to take action.

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5 Steps to Protect Family Heirlooms

Use these tips to avoid disputes over cherished family items.

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2010 Census: Why Is It Good for Business?

Find out why you should care how many people in Alabama ride bikes to work.

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Who Needs Tickets? Is Ticket Scalping Legal?

The practice of reselling tickets at prices above face value is commonly called scalping. Whether it's legal depends on a variety of factors…

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How Free Is Your State? The Nation's Most Libertarian States

How does your state rank when it comes to personal and economic freedoms?

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Can the Police Search Your House Without a Warrant?

Under certain circumstances, the police can lawfully search your house without a warrant based on four exceptions to the rule.

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