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.

The Complete Guide to Legally Changing Your Name

Thinking about changing your name? This guide to legally changing your name will help get you started.

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Recapturing Copyrights: A Second Chance at Royalties

Many of the world's most famous musicians are getting a second chance at controlling their creations. Musicians like Bob Dylan and Eagles, might have…

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When Should You Sue?

The foundation of every civil lawsuit starts with an injury or a loss. Defining the nature of the injury or loss sets the lawsuit’s course. Find out…

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Trust Mills: What to Watch Out For

If you've never heard of a trust mill, consider yourself lucky, but also be wary. There's a growing segment of trust “advisors” trying to convince…

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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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Know Your Rights: Can You Be Searched Without a Warrant?

This handy primer gives you an overview of the search warrant process, including your right to refuse a search, when a warrant is not required and…

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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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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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Differences Between Defamation, Slander, and Libel

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

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What's the Deal with Lie Detectors?

The history and current world-view of lie detectors.

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