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Homelessness is a serious problem in some areas of the United States. Many state and municipal laws put restrictions on the conduct of the homeless. I ... read more
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Homeless Persons Have Rights Too
Homelessness is a serious problem in some areas of the United States. Many state and municipal laws put restrictions on the conduct of the homeless. In many cities, they can't panhandle, loiter, or sleep wherever they want. However, the U.S. government passed legislation in 1987 to provide some specific ... Read more

Additional Rights of Native Americans
Under federal law, the category "Native American" includes anyone descended from the people who lived in the United States before it was colonized. Tribes discovered centuries after the Mayflower reached shore are included, because their ancestors were here before European settlers arrived. The federal ... Read more

Human Trafficking
Modern-day Slavery Shockingly, more people live in slavery today than in the entire 350-year history of the slave trade. Surprisingly, many of these people live in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking has become the second-largest and fastest-growing criminal ... Read more

Is Homelessness a Crime?
Each year, 3.5 million Americans will experience homelessness. On a given night, 636,000 individuals are homeless. Of this number 40 percent will be “unsheltered.” They will have no place to stay, not even a homeless shelter, and will be sleeping on the streets, in cars, in tents or in abandoned ... 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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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


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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