The Importance of Legal Translations

Legal translation requires expertise and familiarity with linguistic conventions that apply to laws and legal cases. Translations consist of taking a document in one language and switching it to another language whilst maintaining the same meaning. Legal translations deal with legal issues and terms. This field involves translating statutes, contracts,…

Traditional Marxist Perspective in the Sociology of Laws

“Law, morality and religion consist of so many bourgeois prejudices, behind which lurk in ambush just as many bourgeois interests.” -Karl Marx Marxism is an approach that has rejected the idea of society as consensus. But what about its perspective on laws? The Marxist Theory You may have often heard…

Strange Food Laws around the World

Almost all countries have their own set of strange laws. But, in the case of food laws, some go beyond the normal level of weirdness to reach new pinnacles of craziness. Here are some of the strangest food laws on the globe. No Ketchup Please! France and America have been…

The Strangest Labor Laws From Around the World

Whether you’re considering finding a job abroad, or you’re just curious about how your benefits and entitlements differ compared to other areas of the world – there are a number of international working rules that may surprise you. Here are seven weird working rules from around the world (that may…

What Rules and Regulations Govern Workers’ Compensation?

Every state has laws that require employers of a certain size to provide employees with workers’ compensation benefits. Governed by state law, workers’ compensation laws are in place in every state to protect employees against loss of income and for medical payments because of work-related injuries, accidents, illness, or disease.…

Is a Repeal on Drug Laws a Smart Idea?

Despite decades of prohibition and intensive law enforcement efforts to get rid of illegal narcotics, traffickers still find ways to flood cities across the world with the products, a steady stream of drug offenders still pour into jails, and tons of cocaine, heroin and other Class-A drugs continue to cross…

The Basics of Criminal Defence

For the average person, familiarity with the criminal justice system comes from various sources, namely from movies, television, and books. However, when we become personally involved in the criminal law system, real-life issues come into focus and the need for information and assistance can arise quickly. Unlike traffic violations or…