The cases against Sonoko Tagami and Desiree Fairooz paint similar pictures of the limitations of Free Speech in the face of political pressures and social norms. From a topless protest in Chicago to the Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, the 1st Amendment can seem a bit unclear.
Whatever your legal dilemma, with the right advice from the right attorney, it is possible to escape common legal entanglements.
Breastfeeding has been a contentious issue across the United States of late. Opinions about accommodations employers and public establishments need to make for nursing mothers vary widely. Mothers who’ve suffered wrong because of the practice have had to resort to litigation.
A police officer only needs to have a reasonable suspicion that you’re doing something you shouldn’t be doing behind the wheel to have a lawful reason to pull you over. Don’t be surprised to see flashing lights behind you on the highway if any of the things on this list are common habits for you.
Waiver forms generally say that the person signing the document is “assuming the risk” of being injured. Find out how waivers can – and can’t – absolve businesses and consumers of the liability in the case of injury.
Whether you’re the buyer or the seller of a house, the disclosure obligations should be checked and double-checked from both sides. Otherwise there can be serious health, safety, and even legal consequences.
No one ever said the First Amendment was pretty and tied up with a neat little bow. Protests are, inherently, about disrupting the status quo. But what if a white supremacist group is spewing hate across campus – can no one say a word in response? Does the University of Wisconsin consider hate speech free speech?
As traffic gets worse in Seattle and other metropolitan areas, many are turning to commuting by bicycle. Cities are working to improve their infrastructure to accommodate the rise in cyclists, but there are important tactics to bike safely in an urban area.
Drowsy driving is considered impaired driving in the eyes of the law in many states. Daylight savings can contribute to a higher rate of tired drivers, so make sure you’re being careful to stay rested and safe for your morning commute.
If you neglect to provide thorough disclosures for the property you’re selling, you could find yourself facing a lawsuit down the road. If a major problem occurred but has since been repaired, disclosing the issue – especially if it could potentially happen again or repairs were costly – is the safest route.