Nineteen-year-old Timothy Piazza died two days after he was hazed by the fraternity he was pledging. Now, thanks to new video footage, prosecutors have filed more than 150 new charges against 17 Beta Theta Pi fraternity brothers for their involvement in the hazing activities.
As sexual misconduct floods the headlines, one underestimated but growing trend is stealthing, the removal of a condom without the consent of the other partner.
Black Friday seems to start earlier every year, to the dismay of retail workers nation-wide. Though there are many assumptions about what employers can and can’t request from their employees on holidays, the laws around their rights, and those of their workers, are clear.
Anti-bullying efforts aim to keep our children from becoming victims of bullies as well as from becoming bullies themselves, but the problem doesn’t end when young people reach 18. Take college Greek life, for example, where bullying goes by another name: hazing.
Enlisting the services of an attorney is serious business – you’re not doing it just for kicks. It can be hard to know where to start, so to interview potential lawyers with confidence, use our handy checklist for must-have qualities.
In Washington state, municipal income taxes are barred by state law and arguably by the state constitution. That hasn’t stopped the Seattle City Council from unanimously approving such a tax on its wealthy residents.
It’s actually fairly simple for distillers to circumvent the federal ban. Copper stills and other distillation-related items are sold for legal purposes, such as producing essential oils, so obtaining the necessary equipment is easy.
Before becoming an attorney, Moore conducted high-tech investigations to locate assets. “It’s costly,” she says of conducting a full discovery, “and it’s rare that one finds anything new as far as assets and information.” That said, the psychological benefits of full discovery can be as valuable as finding hidden assets.
A real estate attorney can help you draft a lease that is specifically designed for college students, with options for co-signers (college students don’t have a lot of credit, usually) and stipulations dealing more specifically with damage, noise, and maximum occupancy.
Ultimately, young adults are making the decision to bypass homeownership based on their financial reality. “Almost every client I have has thousands of dollars in student loans coupled with a few thousand in credit card debt,” says Triplemint agent Amy McDonald.