Manhattan DA Passes on Minor Marijuana Charges

Hot legal news! With all the changes happening at the state and local levels regarding weed, it’s hard to know exactly what’s legal and what’s not. Can you smoke at home without a medical marijuana card? Can you grow your own weed? Can you have it on you in public? The answers to…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2kbEkl3

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Who’s on the Hook When Public Officials Settle Lawsuits?

Hot legal news! It seems like every other week we hear about a new scandal coming out of Congress. Whether it’s another sordid affair, allegations of sexual harassment, or an abrupt and mysterious resignation, Congressional headlines are reading like trashy, unoriginal bedside novels these days. But there are victims to these stories –…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2rSJjeL

Starting a Home Business? Start Here First

Hot legal news! With so much technology at our fingertips, more employees are working from home (and anywhere with WiFi) than ever before. But what if you’re thinking of taking telecommuting to the next level, and starting your own business out of your home? Seems simple enough, right? Not so fast, my…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2s5HQkG

School Shooting Roundup: Laws, Tips, and Questions

Hot legal news! As news of yet another school shooting scrolls across our news feeds, the usual questions come to mind. What was school security like? Where did the shooter get the guns? Could it have been prevented? Sadly, mass shootings have become far too common, so we’ve covered some of those…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2k5Ztx4

What to Do If Someone Threatens to Call ICE

Hot legal news! Although the U.S. department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement was only created in 2003, it feels like it’s been around forever. Perhaps that’s due to its impact on immigrants and their families. ICE has stepped up its detention and deportation efforts over the past couple years, with immigration arrests…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2IxHZII

Cops Kill Mother of Two, Charge Teen for Her Murder

Hot legal news! A young mother could not have known that by helping the police arrest a teen, she would end up dead. But unfortunately, due to the combined actions of both the Missouri teen and the officers, two young children will be attending the funeral of their 21-year-old mother. And the teen…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2IM5HQy

Judge Invalidates California Life-Ending Drug Law

Hot legal news! Whether it’s euthanasia, abortion, or the death penalty, life-and-death issues are highly controversial and hotly debated. Talking heads rankle over the issues and politicians use them as rallying devices. In an ongoing debate out of California, an end-of-life law seems to be meeting its own end as a judge has…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2IM6eC2