NY DMV Busts 4k Fraudsters With Facial Recognition Tech

Hot legal news! Identity theft often involves multiple pieces of identification. That means multiple driver’s licenses, all with the same face. So in 2010, the New York Department of Motor Vehicles began using facial recognition software to flag the same face applying for multiple licenses. Turns out it pays off. The New York…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vH6k3i

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Top Legal Considerations Before Signing Your First Commercial Lease

Hot legal news! One of the biggest first steps for your small business, right after crafting a business plan and tracking down funding, is securing your space. And whether you’re looking for offices, retail, or manufacturing, signing your first commercial lease can have an enormous impact on the future of your business, from…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vpd2j1

ACLU, Lambda Legal Sue Trump Over Transgender Military Ban

Hot legal news! Over the course of three tweets last month, President Donald Trump expressed his intent to ban transgender people from serving in the military. The White House made that intent official on Friday, issuing a Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Homeland Security “prohibit[ing] openly transgender…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2vGvijp

Top 5 Domestic Violence Questions

Hot legal news! At one point in the not-too-distant past, a fight between spouses — even a physical one — was thought to be a personal matter, not the purview of police, prosecutors, or judges. More recently, law enforcement has taken domestic abuse more seriously, although juries were liable to take a he…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2gd2yN3

What Happens If You Falsify Divorce Documents?

Hot legal news! You don’t always have to tell the truth. And you generally can’t be sued for little white lies, like telling your spouse you’d do the dishes without following through, or saying you’re “just going out for some cigarettes.” But court is one of those places where lying will get you…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2w55uAE

Cal. Supreme Ct. Allows ‘Directive’ Deadlines for Death Penalty Appeals

Hot legal news! Last November, Californians passed on the opportunity to abolish the death penalty in Golden State, and instead voted in favor a measure meant to expedite executions. Proposition 66, referred to as a measure to “mend not end” capital punishment in the state, ostensibly set a five-year deadline on court appeals…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2gd2vAR

Opioid Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Hot legal news! As more and more people fall victim to opioid addiction, more and more lawsuits are being filed. States are suing drug companies, addicts are suing doctors, and the federal government is starting its own investigation into the crisis. But who’s liable for opioid addiction? The addict? Doctors? Drug manufacturers? All…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2w8Wid8