What Is Community Policing?

Hot legal news! Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. That’s according to the Department of Justice’s Office…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1d41Eer


Lane Splitting in California May Soon be Legal

Hot legal news! Cruising down the freeway, a motorcyclist zooms by between you and the car next to you. This is called lane-splitting. California may soon be the first state to explicitly make motorcycle lane-splitting legal……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1ACILKv

Do’s and Don’ts of Having Difficult Conversations With Employees

Hot legal news! As a small business owner, you have to focus on the health and success of your business. When an employee’s behavior or conduct threatens the business’ success or reputation, you have to lay down the law. While you can’t always be your employees’ best friend, you don’t necessarily want…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1ACJ3kK

Can I Get Into College With a Conviction on My Record?

Hot legal news! It might be the scariest part about getting in trouble in high school: it could end up on your permanent record, and keep you from going to college. No one wants to jeopardize their future with some juvenile shenanigans. But with employers relaxing their standards when it comes to…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1d41Dan

Nebraska Repeals Death Penalty, Over Gov. Veto

Hot legal news! Nebraska became the 18th state to ban capital punishment, overcoming a veto by Governor Pete Ricketts. Known as a conservative state with a Republican governor who lobbied against the ban, the legislature voted 30-to-19 to repeal the state’s death penalty law. Nebraska hadn’t executed a prisoner since 1997, and…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1J6lEuQ

Can’t Afford Licensing Fees? Here’s What to Do

Hot legal news! Whether in your advertising or in your shop decor, you may want to use a striking image or fantastic photo that you found. But be careful: the image may be copyrighted, and without a license to use the image, you may be committing copyright infringement. “But,” you say, “copyright…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1J6lDXQ

Tracy Morgan Reaches Settlement With Walmart

Hot legal news! It has been nearly a year since a traumatic six-car accident critically injured comedians Tracy Morgan, Harris Stanton, and Ardie Fuqua, and killed 62-year-old James McNair. Earlier this year, Walmart reached a settlement with McNair’s family for $10 million. This month, Morgan has also settled his case with Walmart…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1J6lDaq