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  • Is it Hit and Run if You Leave a Note?


    It was just a love tap. Your car barely hit that other car. You can't even see the scratch unless you look closely. Should you stay? Should you go? Would it be hit and run? Most of us know that when we get into a car accident, especially if......

  • What Is a Suspended Sentence?


    Maybe you heard about a famous athlete getting a suspended sentence, or you or someone you know has been offered one as a plea bargain. But what is a suspended sentence and how does it work? While sentencing rules vary by jurisdiction, judges often have significant leeway in sentencing,......

  • How to Evict an Adult Child


    Maybe it was nice having your recent college graduate back home for a little. (Or maybe your child didn't go away to school.) And maybe the job market really is that rough out there. (Or maybe you're wondering if your son or daughter is even looking.) Either way, if......

  • Harvey Weinstein Accused of Molesting Model


    In a story almost too sadly cliche, a famous producer has been accused of sexually assaulting a beautiful young girl. Harvey Weinstein, movie mogul and co-founder of Miramax, is accused of groping a 22-year-old model. Weinstein and the model first met at the red-carpet premiere of Weinstein's New York......

  • How to Testify at a Deposition


    We see people testify all the time on courtroom dramas, but not all testimony is given on the witness stand at trial. Before a trial ever takes place, lawyers from both sides are able to interview potential witnesses as part of the discovery process. If you are required to......

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  • Today in History

    Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:00:43 GMT

    Today is Wednesday, April 1, the 91st day of 2015. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool's Day.

  • Supreme Court sides with Idaho in Medicaid pay dispute

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:43:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Private health care providers cannot sue to force states to raise their Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising medical costs, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

  • Supreme Court weighs Spider-Man toy patent fight

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:12:56 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spider-Man's latest adventure is taking him through the strange and mysterious world of patent law.

  • Religion news in brief

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:25:31 GMT

    Personal afterlife accounts removed from Baptist bookstores

  • High court sends Alabama redistricting case back for review

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:28:21 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday said a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama's Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew the state's voting districts in a way that black leaders say limited minority voting power.

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