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  • Happy 4th of July

    Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity. Patriotism consists not of waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. -James Bryce We must not be free because we claim freedom, but beca... Read more

  • Supreme Court Issues Landmark LGBT Employment Law Ruling

    Decision Applies Civil Rights Act to Employment Issues in All 50 States The United States Supreme Court, in a surprisingly one-sided ruling, handed down a decision on Monday, June 15, 2020, applying Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to employment issues involving sexual orientation and gend... Read more

  • COVID-19 and the Defense Production Act

    Post-World War II Statute Allows President to Compel Private Companies to Help Produce Goods Necessary for National Defense In March 2020, the Trump Administration invoked powers under the Defense Production Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the Defense Production Act? How often are... Read more

  • The Stafford Act

    The Stafford Act — What Is It and How Does It Work? President Uses Little-Known Act to Declare National Public Health Emergency over Coronavirus On Friday, March 13, President Trump declared a national emergency due to the escalating public health risks associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19)... Read more

  • Slip-and-fall Claims on Commercial Property

    Your Best Chance of Recovery When You Are Hurt on Business Premises As a general rule, all property owners—commercial and residential—have a duty to maintain the premises so as to minimize the risk of injury to anyone legally visiting the property. The duty is not absolute—the property owne... Read more

  • Thanksgiving—A Time of Gratitude

    Life is about connection… about the power of relationships to help us find and nurture our best selves. At GetLegal, connection is our business… connection with our clients… the facilitation of connections by our clients with those who need their help. At this time, and throughout the year,... Read more


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