• Arbitration and Mediation Resources

    General Mediate.com – Comprehensive source of articles, blogs, videos, and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) information. ABA Section of Dispute Resolution – Links to a series of online resources. State Statutes – Links to individual state statutes pertaining to ADR. A... Read more

  • Interest Rates

      When you take out a mortgage or other type of loan, your lender will charge a percentage of the loan as a fee for borrowing its money. The interest rate adds to the total balance of your loan; typically, you must pay at least the interest on your loan each month. Prevailing interest rates af... Read more

  • Crimes Involving Theft: Receipt of Stolen Property and Embezzlement

    In most states, the statute that defines the requirements to prove the crime of receipt of stolen property consists of four elements: 1) the receipt of property that 2) was previously stolen, and the property was received by an individual who 3) knew that the property was stolen and 4) intended to p... Read more

  • Crimes Involving Theft: Burglary, Larceny, and Robbery

    Property crimes are offenses that involve an individual's wrongful acquisition, or destruction, of property that belongs to another individual. These crimes include burglary, larceny, robbery extortion, and embezzlement, which concern wrongful acquisition. Other property crimes, like vandalism and a... Read more

  • The Rights Of Undocumented Children And Youth

    Children Under Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Some undocumented children and youth are entitled to protections that effectively place deportation actions on hold. In 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that some undocumented immigrants who had been brought to the United... Read more

  • Families and children under U.S. Immigration law

    Immigration law is changing at a rapid pace, and the burden of these changes often falls on the most vulnerable immigrants -- children. Undocumented children are affected by law and policy governing parental rights and the integrity of the family unit. Separation of Families at U.S. Entry Points O... Read more