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The Voters Right Act Addresses Discrimination in Voting Laws
The Voting Rights Act (VRA) enforces the Fifteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. President Lyndon Johnson signed it into existence in 1965. Although the original Fifteenth Amendment allowed freed slaves to vote, many Southern states immediately adopted rules and laws to make this difficult. Over ... Read more

Voting Rights: Language Requirements
The United States is a melting pot, rich in many cultures. Historically, this has prevented some citizens from voting. When they don't understand the language of the majority, they can't fully understand the voting process. They can't read ballots. They can't easily communicate a need for help. Over ... Read more

Voting Rights: Proof of Identity
Technically speaking, the right to vote is not a civil right. The U.S. Constitution does not specifically give citizens the right to go to the polls and elect their leaders. The U.S. Constitution mentions voting to the extent that it prohibits the denial of voting rights to certain classes, such as women ... Read more

Voter Photo ID Laws
Critics of state voter identification laws see them as an intentional tactic to disenfranchise young, elderly, minority and poor voters. On the contrary, supporters say that the laws are needed to combat voter fraud. ... 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

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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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