Connection—Confidence—Awareness

It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.

Blog

  • Tampering with Digital Locks: New Laws and Smartphones

    It’s a common experience: the smartphone that is supposed to make your life easier and more manageable develops a glitch. You don’t have the time or the money to send it off for repair, but you do have enough know-how to fix it yourself, so you try to do a quick repair. Until very recently, that... Read more

  • Teachers, Guns, and Schools: Issues of Local Law

    Recently, a small school district in eastern Pennsylvania became the first school district in the state to permit teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons in schools. The measure, which the school board passed unanimously, offers employees a $2,000 annual stipend and a $250,000... Read more

  • State Gun Laws and Ballot Measures

    During the 2018 midterms, Washington State asked voters to consider a ballot initiative outlining one of the most sweeping platforms of gun safety laws in the nation; the initiative passed with 60 percent of the vote. Initiative 1639 took a broad approach to gun control, addressing a wide range of i... Read more

  • Legal Challenges to Daylight Saving Time

    It’s that time of year: leaves fall, shadows lengthen, and we turn back our clocks, offering a one-time gain of an hour of sleep and a months-long loss of daylight. However, legislative challenges to Daylight Saving Time (“DST”) may reshape our annual expectations. DST is a legislative crea... Read more

  • Facing the Proposed H-1B Visa Revisions

    The face of U.S. immigration law is changing, drastically and rapidly. While much of the attention has focused on migrants crossing the country’s southern borders, other aspects of immigration law are being transformed as well. The Department of Homeland Security recently announced its intention t... Read more

  • Hate Crimes and Domestic Terrorism

    On October 27, 2018, a man walked into a synagogue in Pittsburgh and opened fire, killing 11 people and injuring several others. The shooter, Robert Bowers, was arrested and charged with 29 separate charges: 11 counts of obstruction of exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death, 11 counts ... Read more