U.S. Law

Get the rundown on a wide spectrum of laws that touch on everything from immigration and equal rights, to how to win a small claims or criminal case.

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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Social Media and the Law 5 Things You Need to Know

Social media is an excellent way to promote your business, but before you start posting, it's important to understand the potential legal…

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What to Know When Using or Sharing Software

If you're thinking about sharing or selling software you've bought, think again. If you buy a book or a CD, the “first sale doctrine” allows you to…

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Five Biggest Sexual Harassment Cases

Even though we're still wrestling with this issue, a look back at the history of sexual harassment shows how far we've come as a society.

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Renting 101

Whether you're a first-time renter or someone who's been renting for years, finding and renting a new place can be intimidating. Because your home is…

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When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you’ve been injured you may be considering hiring a personal injury lawyer, but when should you do it? Find out more about personal injury lawyers…

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Understanding Informed Consent

Health care providers must obtain informed consent from patients before providing any treatment or procedure. What exactly is informed consent, and…

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What does HIPAA mean for your privacy?

Just like your financial and personal information, keeping your medical information private is vital. And in today's online world, that can be a…

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: What Employers Need to Know

There's more than one test to determine if an independent contractor is actually an employee, and getting it wrong can cost you more than back pay—it…

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DUI Penalties and Punishments

DUI penalties can range from jail time and fines to community service, and depend on many factors. Read on for all you need to know regarding…

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