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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...

Lawyer Discusses Civil Law and Ferguson

After the ruling of the grand jury involved in the case of police brutality in Ferguson, Charles Ogletree, a Harvard Law School Professor, answered a few questions on the legality of the ruling, according to an article recently completed by The Daily Illini.  His...

Civil Law Presents Conflicts for Republicans

It has become a standard amongst American society that when the individual sees they have been wronged, they are able to take their assumedly powerful foe to court.  The proceeding trial is often envisioned as a dramatic battle between good and evil, with the wronged...