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U.S. IMMIGRATION POLICY, POLICE BRUTALITY, AND UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE: Dedicated to Michael Brown and Others who have been killed
With many cases of immigrants being wrongfully deported without a fair and adequate hearing pursuant to the treaty and increasing police brutality against minorities like Michael Brown; matters need to be taken directly to the United Nations to address human rights violations under the treaty.
District of Columbia v Heller: The Death Knell for Illinois Handgun Bans?
Some municipalities in Illinois ban the ownership of handguns. The U.S. Supreme Court's robust reading of the right to keep and bear arms places these ordinances in peril.
The Illinois Predator Accountability Act: A Sleeping Giant
The Illinois Predator Accountability Act of 2006 has lain dormant - surprisingly, the author argues, because it could spell the demise of the sex trade by allowing sexually exploited persons to sue pimps, brothels, and customers. Here's a look at the law's potential and pitfalls.
DOES THE CONSTITUTION REALLY MEAN SEPARATION BETWEEN CHURCH AND STATE
Defending Religious Freedom is evolving as a Major issue. Hobby Lobby; the Tennessee student suspended for saying "God bless you;" the Houston Mayor subpoenaing Pastor's SERMONS. But does the Constitution actually state "Separation of Church and State?"
New Illinois Laws Target Senior Care Complaints
New Illinois Laws Target Senior Care Complaints Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers
How Annuities Are Treated under New York State Medicaid
Applicants for nursing home Medicaid in New York State must disclose any interest they or their spouse has in an annuity. How does such an annuity affect Medicaid eligibility?
What Should You Do With Your Disabled Child’s 529 Plan?
What can you legally do with a 529 college savings plan for your disabled child, if it now appears unlikely that he or she will attend college after all? Can you leave the money in the plan, or use it for something else? What taxes or penalties apply?
The Psychology of the Pretrial Identification Procedures: The Showup is Showing Out and Undermining the Criminal Justice System
A review of the pretrial identification procedure, the showup, in comparison to the line up and the ramification against the potential suspect of utilizing this method outside of exigent circumstances.
PArt two of SUmmary JUdgement in Civil cases
Summary Judgement in certain Civil cases.
Contractors Reporting Business Benefits from Construction Safety Programs
Every year, millions of construction workers in the United States are injured on the job.
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