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.

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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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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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: Differences You Need to Know

What does it mean to be an independent contractor and how is that status different from being a full employee?

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Social Media and the Law 5 Things You Need to Know

Various social media legal issues arise when website users share content online across different platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,…

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Top 5 Intellectual Property Disputes

Intellectual property is becoming more and more valuable and protecting intellectual property rights is becoming more important—and more difficult—as…

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Marijuana DUI: How Marijuana Use Can Be Considered a DUI

The recent arrest of an NFL player for driving under the influence of marijuana has put this little-known crime into the spotlight. Here's what you…

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How Does the Impeachment Process Work?

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is being impeached. How does the impeachment process work?

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What Are Your Privacy Rights When You Work From Home?

After a switch to working from home, it's easy to find yourself conducting personal tasks during work time. But what if that personal business is…

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Green Cards: Membership Has Its Privileges

If getting to live in the United States is a dream, then getting a green card is like winning the lottery.

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