Facebook Threats Could Get You Arrested

Hot legal news! Thanks to the Google School of Law, people seem to think that the First Amendment protection on free speech allows them to say any nasty thing they want. It doesn’t. Ebony Dickens, of Atlanta, Georgia, learned that the hard way after she posted a noxious rant on Facebook calling for…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1GzZyus

Can I Refuse to Hire a Smoker?

Hot legal news! Maybe you just don’t like the habit, or don’t want your office to smell like cigarettes. Or maybe you’re more worried about the healthcare costs or extra sick days. Whatever your reasoning, you might be thinking of joining the many companies that are now refusing to hire smokers. But…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1GzZydQ

Pamela Anderson Gets Divorced … Again

Hot legal news! Pamela Anderson has reached a divorce settlement with Rick Salomon. Hopefully, for the last time. The couple has been married twice, once in 2008, and again in 2014. Their first marriage was annulled for fraud after only two months together. Salomon and Anderson must be gluttons for punishment because they…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1zhE9Zx

Law Day in the USA: Which Rights Do Americans Love Best?

Hot legal news! May 1 in the United States in officially recognized as Law Day. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the day, saying, “In a very real sense, the world no longer has a choice between force and law. If civilization is to survive it must choose the rule of law.” In…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1biJkgE

What Are You Charged With if You’re Caught Joining ISIS?

Hot legal news! There have been multiple reports recently of U.S. authorities arresting and charging people who’ve tried to support ISIS, also known as the Islamic State. Just this month, six Minnesota men were apprehended trying to travel to Syria and join the terrorist group. So what, exactly are these would-be terrorists…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1GJjwFI

Can You Really Sue City Hall?

Hot legal news! Have you ever been to San Francisco’s city hall? Like so many across the nation, it’s huge and beautiful. Inside, past security and a dark hallway, you enter into a bright atrium with a grand staircase and a beautiful dome. But let’s say as you walk up the staircase…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1EvsHJ6

Can a Guilty Plea Affect My Immigration Status?

Hot legal news! Being a non-citizen resident in the United States can a precarious position. Until you become a naturalized citizen, there are many grounds upon which you can be deported. A criminal conviction doesn’t just affect your day to day life, it can get you deported. But, what if you never went…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1bGbSRC