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The Basics of The Good Samaritan Law

In a litigious society, there can be a reluctance to help out in emergency situations. Fear of liability for any misstep can paralyze even the most helpful good Samaritan. In the United States, each state has laws or regulations to protect off-duty medically-trained personnel and the general public from liability…

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French Presidential Election 2022

The next presidential election in France will be the twelfth of the Fifth Republic. The first round is scheduled for April 10, 2022, except in the event of the resignation or death of the current president. If no candidate wins an absolute majority, the second round of elections will be…

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Top 3 Tips To Hire A Lawyer

At some point in life, we all need a lawyer, be it for a minor thing like going over a contract or to get you out of legal trouble. The legal system is very complex, and the language used to write it isn’t understandable to the layperson. To most people,…

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How Do Criminal Charges Get Dropped?

Not every defendant who faces criminal charges will proceed to trial or a plea. Many cases end up being dismissed by the prosecutor or the court. Generally, the first task for a defence attorney in a criminal case is to determine whether there are any grounds on which the case…

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A History of the Miranda Rights

Anyone who has watched a cop drama on television has probably heard of Miranda Rights. But do you know what they are and where they came from? Miranda Rights are named after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona. Ernesto Miranda was arrested for stealing $8.00 from an…

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Everything You Need To Know About Injunctions

An injunction is an order by the court for a party to either do, or refrain from doing, a particular act or thing. This does not include orders made by the court for a party to make a payment for damages, but instead includes things such as: transferring a property…