Friday, September 24, 2021
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Is Your Golf Cart Street Legal?

Golf carts are becoming more and more popular as a mode of transportation, They're smaller, less expensive than cars, and as most are rechargeable electric vehicles, they are affordable to drive. Golf carts are...
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Can Judge Mandate Vaccination as a Probation Condition?

With the delta variant of COVID-19 on the rise, Americans remain split about whether to get vaccinated. Now there's a new front in the vaccine wars, as judges in several states are requiring...
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What Is a Filibuster? – FindLaw

If you keep up with current political events in the United States, or even if you don't, you've probably heard mention of filibustering. But what is it, why does the U.S. Senate do...
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Drug Schedules Explained – FindLaw

Perhaps you've heard marijuana referred to as a "Schedule I drug," or seen other references to narcotics being categorized by "schedules." How does federal drug scheduling work, and what do these designations mean? Controlled...
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Should Housing Be a Right?

The Sacramento City Council is strongly considering passage of the nation's first “right to housing" measure. What would that mean? And what might be the broader impact if more cities, and even states, proclaim housing...
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Can I Legally Evict My 18 Year Old?

A parent's love may be unconditional, but they are also legally obligated to house, feed, and pay for their children's needs — that is, until they reach a certain age. So what does...
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Passport Backlog Is Creating Another Headache: Scammers

Scammers, monsters that they are, have found a new way to exploit people made vulnerable by the coronavirus pandemic. You may have heard that getting travel passports is difficult right now. So have the scammers. The...
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Can Universities Require Their Students to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

As the highly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19 spreads across the country, many businesses are again tightening safety precautions to help curb the spread of the disease, like reinstating mask mandates or requiring...
CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 15: People stand in line outside the Martin B. Retting, Inc. guns store on March 15, 2020 in Culver City, California. The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted some Americans to line up for supplies in a variety of stores. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Changing Laws May Allow Mass Shooting Victims to Sue Gun Manufacturers

Restricting the sale of guns in the United States is a difficult task, thanks to the lobbying power of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and other anti-gun control activists, organizations, and individuals. But...
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Who Should Make School Masking Decisions in Florida?

The Florida Constitution seems to be clear about who runs local schools: "The school board shall operate, control, and supervise all free public schools within the school district." But when it comes to making...