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.

Confidentiality Agreements – Do They Work?

A good non-disclosure agreement knows what it protects, why it needs to be protected and limits the damage when disclosure occurs.

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: What Employers Need to Know

As an employer, it is crucial that you understand the distinctions between an independent contractor and an employee so that you can be sure you are…

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Paternity Leave: Options for Dads-To-Be

Are you a working dad looking to take paternity leave? Did you know that dads can look to three main areas for help: federal law, state law, and his…

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Know Your Rights When It Comes to Job Discrimination

Job discrimination is absolutely illegal. If you believe you have been discriminated against, there is recourse available, both within your workplace…

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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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How Private are your Medical Records?

Whether medical records are computerized, online, or simply on paper, there is always an element of human error and the danger of misappropriation.…

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Can You Be Sued for Sending an Email?

A case of nasty emails and one company's desire to track down the sender offers a lesson in your first amendment rights.

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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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Car Accidents: Proving Fault

If you are in a car accident, the key to recovering payment for injuries or property damage may lie in your ability to help prove the fault of the…

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Can You Get Out of a Car Lease?

Nothing beats driving off the dealer's lot in a brand new car. But what happens if you have second thoughts?

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