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Texas Law Pushback

A controversial law has surfaced in Texas that requires full disclosure about exactly who is profiting from government contracts. On the first day of the new year, this law was put into effect, making it mandatory for vendors being contracted by the government to...
New Law Brings Shorter School Years?

New Law Brings Shorter School Years?

A new state law in Texas has been enacted that could change the number of days children must be in school. Instead of making it mandatory that children are in school for 180 days, with three days of staff development, it is now mandatory to have 75,600 minutes of...

Legal Tech Trends For 2016

As the new year approaches, so do innovative ideas in the tech world. Every year technology seems to advance more and more at a rapid pace. Technology has found a way to consolidate with the legal system and will continue to expand overtime. In 2016, you can expect...

Civil Forfeiture Has Its Days Numbered

Civil forfeiture laws enable law enforcement agencies, like state and local police forces, to seize any property that is suspected of being involved with criminal or illegal activities. In order to do this, the authorities do not need to prove the owner of said...

Immigration Law Approval in the US and Canada

Does immigration really help the economy? What kind of specific immigration law helps the economy? In Canada today, only about one third of the population believe that immigration is a hindrance rather than an opportunity. According to Jeffery Reitz, Canadians are...

Religious Freedom Law in Texas

The quest for agreement in the socio-political realm is hard to take on, and often leads to unsettling discord that calls for a compromise from all sides in argument. When issues of political reform are up in the air, advocates from both sides come into the forefront...

2015 Law Changes in Texas

There were several laws changed in Texas at the beginning of this year. Below are a list of some of the critical laws that became instated January 1st, 2015. House Bill 62 – Prohibits all judges from holing financial interests in private rehabilitation or...

4 Legal Trends to Watch Out For in 2015

A new year brings a new set of legal trends put in motion to fix an underlying issue that became prevalent in 2014. Here are the top legal trends to watch in 2015: 1)    Changes in Washington – 2015 is the first time since 2009 where Congress has a one-party control...