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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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I am not sure you can sue the electric company as you right. However you might want to contact the NJ Board of Public Utilities and see what your rights are. If they indicate that your rights are bein ...Read more

Where and why and against whom and when did it happen?

There are two legal principles at work. The first concerns the health officer. This person will always be allowed to come on your property to inspect. The second is your neighbor calling the auth ...Read more

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By Clicking "I Agree," Consumer Did Not Agree to Give Up Right to Go to Court

A decision recently handed down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a victory for the every-day consumer against forced...Keep Reading.

Mechanic's Liens: When Is Work Completed?

Timing is everything when it comes to construction payment disputes. The California constitution and civil code provide significant remedies for contractors and suppliers who do not get paid what ... Read more

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement: Jobs -- the true civil rights

Throughout history, across national and international lines of artificial demarcations; over barriers confining and limiting all conceivable sectarian ceilings; in every society, community and commu ... Read more

PHILADELPHIA CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYERS: TRANSGENDER HIGH SCHOOL RESTROOMS

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit handed down a favorable decision Tuesday for a Virginia teenager who has taken the fight against transgender discrimination in his high school to federal ... Read more

Can I Sue A Nursing Home For Neglect And Deficient Care?

Answer: Yes. California law provides several types of claims that a patient - or surviving heirs if the patient has died - may bring. While many dedicated professionals work at residential care faci ... Read more

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