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Yes under the civil rights act, religion is a protected class and she can not be discriminated against due to her christian beliefs or lack Therof. Does the business have more than 15 employees? ...Read more

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Long-term relationship, short-term marriage: In same-sex divorce, who gets

On Jun. 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal throughout the country. The case of Obergefell v. Hodges – now considered a landmark case in civil rights – gave same- ... Read more

Texas Legislative Issues/News: Texas voter ID law revived by appeals court

The attempt by the Texas Legislature to enact a voter ID law has been tangled in the courts ever since the effort began. According to the Texas Tribune, the latest development occurred when a thr ... Read more

Texas Legislative News: Judge Rejects Voting Law Changes

A federal court judge has shot down changes to Texas voting laws for a second time. Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos, who first ruled against the law in 2014, found that the changes made earlier i ... Read more

Texas Legislative Issues/News: New credit card law pits Texas against merch

During the regular session, the Texas Legislature passed a law allowing merchants to ask to see a photo ID when processing a credit card or debit card transaction and to decline the transaction if the ... Read more

What is Behind the Doctrine of “Guilty Property” in civil forfeiture law?

What is Civil Forfeiture? Imagine you own an automobile that you lend to someone. That person gets pulled over by the police and is suspected of using drugs. The police decide not only to arrest the p ... Read more

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