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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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Orders of protection are good for 1 year unless extended by the court. The due process requires that you get notice of the hearing before it happens and you did get that notice. You can try ...Read more

If you are protected by some sort of civil service or union rules , you will have to look to the rules of the civil service or union to determine if you can be fired for making a racist rema ...Read more

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PHILADELPHIA EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS: TRANSGENDER STUDENTS MAY SUE

A transgender student in South Carolina was recently told by school administrators to use the girls’ bathroom, even though he identified as male. During a pep rally, he used the boys’ bath ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS: HOSPITAL VIOLATES PATIENT'S PRIVACY

The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights has announced thatNew York Presbyterian Hospital will pay a $2.2 million fine for allowing privacy violations to occur while an ABC film crew ... Read more

False Imprisonment

FALSE IMPRISONMENT False imprisonment is the unlawful restraint of a person against his or her will, by someone without legal authority or justification. For example, an armed bank robber yells a ... Read more

What You Should Know About A Hit And Run Accident

When a person is involved in a vehicle accident, they must stop. They are not permitted to leave the scene. It does not matter if they believe they were not at fault for the accident. If they believe ... Read more

What It Takes For Victims to Win Fair Compensation for Accident Injuries

Getting healthy and recovering are usually the first concerns for anyone who was just in a car accident. It will soon become apparent that serious accident injuries also come with financial burdens. Y ... Read more

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