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  • Could You Be a U.S. Citizen and Not Know It?

    Lately, the news is filled with stories of people like Peter Sean Brown: Brown, born in Philadelphia and a resident of Florida, was detained after violating probation and told that he would be deported to Jamaica. The sheriff’s office insisted that Brown was not a citizen despite documentary e... Read more

  • New Revelations about Asbestos in Baby Powder

    For years, mothers used talcum powder when changing their babies’ diapers. The sweet-smelling substance was supposed to keep babies dry and to prevent rashes. It was a staple in bathroom cabinets everywhere. Despite – or because of – the powder’s popularity, there have been persistent allega... Read more

  • Rethinking Marijuana-Related Crimes

    In recent years, the way we have thought about marijuana, its use and its legality, have changed. Medical marijuana is now legal in more than thirty states, and recreational marijuana is legal in ten. Even as advocates for legalization have celebrated this change, it has created a conundrum. Thousan... Read more

  • What You Need to Know about Flood Insurance

    In the past few years, cities have been battered by hurricanes and tropical storms, resulting in injuries and property loss to tens of thousands of Americans. Flooding, wind damage, and other problems have created financial difficulties for those who survive the disaster.  Recovering from such even... Read more

  • Three Common Types of Temporary Visas

    With all the controversy swirling around immigration these days, you’ve probably heard discussions about visas, how to obtain them, and what happens if you overstay them. Did you know, though, that there are dozens of different types of visas with different requirements, requiring the approval of ... Read more

  • How One Child Changed an Outdated Law

    When you think of being a kid at wintertime, what comes to mind? Holidays, certainly. Probably skating and sledding; maybe snowball fights…unless, of course, you grew up in Severance, Colorado. Until a few weeks ago, snowball fights were illegal in the little town. When the town was founded back i... Read more

  • Four Types of Professional Malpractice

    When you hear the word “malpractice,” what’s the first image that comes to mind? A doctor performing surgery on the wrong limb or organ? A prescription for the wrong medication? Medical malpractice is a persistent issue in the legal landscape, but did you know that there are other kinds of p... Read more

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