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Freedom of Speech: Know Your Rights

Freedom of Speech: Know Your Rights Freedom of Speech was for the powerful and the wealthy during the days of colonial America. It was not until the Bill of Rights was implemented in 1789 that the Freedom of Speech became a protected right for all citizens of the United States …

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Is it Legal: Snowden Vs. The State, NSA Scandal

Friday 27, December, 2013 11:25 PM EST 7 months ago Edward Snowden, then 29, told his supervisor at the National Security Agency in Kunia, Hawaii, that he needed a couple of weeks off to receive medical treatment for his diagnosed epilepsy.  Within 24 hours of that conversation Snowden touched down in …

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Canadian Paralegals Can Now Practice Law Under Supervision

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Canadian Paralegals Can Now Practice Law Under Supervision Paralegals in some Canadian provinces are now able to practice law, with limitations, under the supervision of a lawyer. While Canadian citizens will still need the services of a lawyer for big issues such as criminal matters, family matters, administrative law, and …

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Mental Health Laws And Their Limitations, Line Gets Blurry

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Mental Health Laws And Their Limitations, Line Gets Blurry Mental health law applies to individuals who have been diagnosed as mentally ill. It is mainly used for managing psychiatric disorders such as psychosis and developmental disabilities where the person is not capable of acting in his or her own interest. …

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Does The Public Have A Right To Hear 911 Calls?

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Does The Public Have A Right To Hear 911 Calls? The argument over whether 911 calls should be confidential is being debated in the media throughout the United States. Currently, each state has its own statutes that dictate whether or not 911 emergency call recordings or transcripts can be released …

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Becoming A Lawyer Less Popular, LSAT Numbers Drop

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Becoming A Lawyer Less Popular, LSAT Numbers Drop The number of LSAT takes is down 45% since 2009. It’s down 11% over last year. The bottom line is: people are not thinking becoming a lawyer or about law school in 2013. This could be a combination of things, however the …

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