California’s Ban on High Capacity Magazines Blocked by Federal Judge

Hot legal news! California voters suffered a setback in the fight to make the state safer from gun violence. The ban on high capacity magazines, approved last year by a majority of voters, has been blocked by a federal judge pending the outcome of the case. The new law, which was slated to…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2saClzW

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Don’t Let Accidental Crime Ruin Your Vacation

Hot legal news! Getting away from the daily grind, dropping the regular routine, and just getting in some rest and relaxation is not just fantastic, it’s necessary. However, just because you’re on vacation, that doesn’t mean the law doesn’t apply. Get loose, get wild, but don’t forget, crime has consequences and can…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2s6CR1K

Sarah Palin Sues New York Times for Defamation in Opinion Piece

Hot legal news! Sarah Palin, the former vice presidential nominee and politician, filed a defamation lawsuit against the New York Times this week in federal court. The case is over an editorial article that was published on June of this year which allegedly asserted that Palin incited the 2011 shooting that left…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2tpgM2j

Summer Sports Camps Injury Waiver: What Are You Signing?

Hot legal news! When it comes to signing one of those summer sports camp injury waivers, many parents often worry that they are signing away all their rights to sue if something goes wrong. Fortunately, this is not entirely the case. Courts routinely refuse to uphold waivers in all sorts of situations……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2s6B0Kn

Customer Sues Restaurant for Mechanical Bull Riding Injury

Hot legal news! One New York City woman has filed a lawsuit against the Midtown Manhattan restaurant Johnny Utah’s after being injured by the establishment’s biggest feature: a mechanical bull. The lawsuit alleges that Jocelyn Burmeister was visibly intoxicated when restaurant employees allowed her to ride the bull. In attempting to do…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2t5sJYz

How Wiretapping Threatens Small Businesses

Hot legal news! When it comes to information security, many small businesses think they have nothing to worry about, or may not think they have information worth stealing. Who would even bother to wiretap your small business anyway? However, small to mid size businesses are among the most frequent targets for cyber…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2tphFI8

Did Colorado Legalize Texting While Driving?

Hot legal news! As if Millennials needed another reason to move to Colorado, reports are flowing in that the third highest state has just legalized texting while driving. However, before your thumbs start flying across your touchscreens while behind the wheel, like legal pot, there are a few hazy caveats drivers need…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2tZ3KG5