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It's OK to Speak Your Mind, But Don't Hurt Anyone
Being a U.S. citizen gives you the right to voice your opinion, either with words or through your actions. In civil rights law, "speech" refers to all kinds of expression. But the U.S. Constitution, and the way it's been applied by courts, includes some exceptions. Your words and actions may not always ... Read more

The Basic Constitutional Rights of a U.S. Citizen
Civil liberties are about freedom. They determine what you as an individual are free to do, and what the government cannot do to infringe on your freedom. People often use the terms "civil rights" and "civil liberties" interchangeably, but they're somewhat different. Rights protect you from unfair treatment ... Read more

The Freedoms of the Press and Bloggers
The U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to speak their minds in the media - print, broadcast, and electronic, and social media. Freedom of the press is covered by the First Amendment. It is similar to freedom of speech, but covers two bases. Not only can you speak, but you have the right ... Read more

The Right to Gather Has Some Restrictions
Both the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and most state constitutions protect your right to gather with other people for almost any reason: to express your religious views, to protest, even to have a party. But this doesn't mean you can do any of these things without restriction. You have the ... Read more

The Second Amendment and the Right to Bear Arms
Congress ratified the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1791, granting Americans the right to bear arms. Interpreting the Second Amendment in modern times can be confusing. Legislatures are still trying to sort it out. The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted it to mean that most Americans ... Read more

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I think the person you hire to do the private autopsy, who can review the state's autopsy would be the person best qualified to see whether there were issues in terms of  negligent care. You may ...Read more

i'm not aware of any such requirement to provide legal services to the mentally ill.  however, there is always an opprtunity to have a public defender appointed, or to get pro bono legal counsel. ...Read more

If you can establish that the attack was unwarranted, then there is a possibility of a lawsuit. Other factors includes how long ago it occurred and whether anyone was charged criminally and the result ...Read more

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What to Expect in a Final Hearing for Uncontested Divorce

If you’re nearing the finish line of an uncontested divorce, you may soon be going to court for the final hearing. This is when you will appear before a family law judge and testify under oath. ... Read more

A Closer Look into Amendments | Callagy Law

Original Post: 15 Million Civil Lawsuits Are Filed Each Year in the United States | More insight into amendments ... Read more


Women who are pregnant can oftentimes face a number of difficult challenges throughout the course of their pregnancy, from health complications to physical and emotional obstacles. When a pregnant wom ... Read more


Choosing the career path of a physician is thought to be a lucrative and highly respected profession. A licensed physician is typically considered a well educated and trustworthy professional whose me ... Read more

How Long Do Your Miranda Rights Last?

Attorney David Stegall blogs about Miranda Rights. This blog explains your Miranda Rights further than what is shown on popular criminal justice television shows. He explains what to do to utilize ... Read more

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