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.

What to Know About Rights of Publicity

Bette Midler sued Ford Motor Company for featuring an impersonation of her voice. Jeffrey Sarver sued the creators of The Hurt Locker for allegedly…

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Definition of Selective Incorporation

Though it sounds like a way to set up a business, selective incorporation is actually a concept in constitutional law that extends some Bill of…

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Are Literary Parodies Protected Under the First Amendment?

What if you decided to rewrite F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby? Good luck with that. But wait: your protagonist is not Nick…

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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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The Complete Guide to Creating a Secure Business Website

You will need to safeguard your business website against online threats well after you launch your website. You can mitigate certain commercial…

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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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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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Posting Cover Songs on YouTube? What You Need to Know

Songs are protected by copyright, and if you don’t get the right licenses, your YouTube cover song could be removed and you risk losing your entire…

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Know Your Rights: What Are Miranda Rights?

When you encounter law enforcement officers, you have rights. It's important that you know what they are.

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Differences Between Defamation, Slander, and Libel

Being wronged or misrepresented is never pleasant, but not all insults are created equally.

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