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  • ABA Starts Legal Network to Aid Homeless Youth


    According to reports, there are more children living on the streets of America than there are prisoners living in its prisons. Yet those 2.5 million homeless children, unlike criminal defendants, have no right to counsel for their legal predicaments. Unlike the inmates, who don't worry about having a bed......

  • Colorado Green Lights Texting While Driving


    From the state that brought you recreational marijuana, Colorado now invites you to text while driving. Whether you are a resident or just passing through, apparently you can text, browse, or use your cell phone for selfies with one-hand while steering with the other. Just don't do it in......

  • What to Do If Asked to Deny an Employee Summer Vacation Request


    Summer vacation requests aren't normally handled by in-house counsel, but there may be rare times when your input is sought on a vacation request denial. While you can still make HR be the bad guys, if the request is being denied outside normal policy, or there is no policy,......

  • Court Deals With Hidden Biases in Jurors


    It's one thing to release a juror who has an admitted bias, but what to do about a juror with a subconscious bias? We're not talking about the jurors who are actually biased. Let's face it, most prospective jurors will let you know when they cannot be fair. We're......

  • Summer School Tips for Pre-Law Students


    If you've been thinking about going to law school and stumbled onto this website, you've come to the right place. We're all lawyers here, been there and done that -- stumbled, that is. We can tell you where the potholes are on this road to becoming a lawyer. Just......

  • Supreme Court Won't Hear Handgun Case


    Continuing a guarded approach to the Second Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court turned away a case that said people need "good cause" for a permit to carry a concealed weapon in public. The Court left intact Peruta v. County of San Diego, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals......

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  • Supreme Court term ended much different than it began

    Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:40:33 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50 years.

  • Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

    Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:17:20 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) — On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect.

  • Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

    Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:28:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. Trump hailed the decision as a "victory for national security," but it's likely to set off a new round of court disputes over anti-terror efforts and religious discrimination.

  • Supreme Court rejects gun rights appeal

    Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:55:50 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting yet another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns with them outside their homes.

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