What’s the Punishment for Military Desertion?

Hot legal news! Two and a half years after he was charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty to those charges this week. According to reports, there was no pre-trial agreement between Bergdahl and Army prosecutors prior to the guilty plea, meaning he could face the maximum penalty…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2x8BMcp

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What to Do If You Experience Sexual Harassment at Work

Hot legal news! While claims of harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein are grabbing all the headlines, the explosion of #MeToo on Twitter and social media proves that sexual harassment exists across all employment and gender boundaries. Sexual harassment by anyone, at any job or even outside of work, is unacceptable, but many…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ikC90V

Top 7 Small Biz Tips for the Holidays

Hot legal news! When some small businesses see the holiday season approaching, their eyes get as big as dinner plates, looking forward to a boost in sales. Other small business owners might start sweating, anticipating numerous time-off requests, and wondering whether they have to pay extra for the employees that do stick around……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2yyXqb4

Travel Ban 3.0 Blocked by Federal Judge in Hawaii

Hot legal news! The latest iteration of President Trump’s Executive Order banning foreign immigrants and visitors from Muslim majority nations has been blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii. No, you’re not suffering from deja vu. Judge Derrick Watson, the same judge that blocked the second travel ban, temporarily blocked travel ban…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2zwNlvF

CA Now Requires Pet Stores to Sell Rescue Animals

Hot legal news! When most of us buy a pet, we like to think we’re saving it from a horrible life in a pen, or worse. And animal shelters rely on the good intentions of pet owners to place animals in good homes. But in California, those good intentions have become law. Governor…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ypNIua

Colin Kaepernick’s Grievance Claims ‘Concrete and Actual Collusion’ by NFL Teams

Hot legal news! Former San Francisco Forty-Niner QB Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance and demand for arbitration against the NFL and all 32 member teams, alleging “NFL team owners, NFL employees, and team employees, have entered into and enforced, implied and/or express agreements to specifically deprive Claimant Colin Kaepernick from employment in the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2x8BGS5

CA Prison Inmates Paid $1 per Hour to Fight Forest Fires

Hot legal news! Two years ago, as fourteen wildfires engulfed almost 250,000 acres in California during a historic drought, we wondered whether prison inmates should really be making up 30 percent of the firefighting force in the Golden State. This week, after 41 fatalities and almost 150,000 scorched acres in Napa, Sonoma, and…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2yv47Nb