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The Controversy Surrounding Qualified Immunity

In the continuing aftermath of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minnesota police, qualified immunity has come to the forefront. By protecting police officers from liability, even when they violate people’s constitutional rights, this doctrine has become the cornerstone of near‐zero accountability policy for law enforcement. What is Qualified…

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10 Countries with the Toughest Laws in the World

Whichever country you are in, you should be extra careful with the laws that govern the land. You must review the basic laws to the strictest ones so you will be more cautious with your activities while you are in a foreign land. Whether you are up for something illegal…

What Are The Main Types of Violence Against Women? (Part 1)

What Are The Main Types of Violence Against Women? (Part 1)

Violence against women is a sexist act that produces physical, psychological, or emotional damage and translates into verbal or physical abuse in any context. Today, we collect all types of violence against women because none is minor: all are a consequence of the discrimination that women suffer through laws or…

Family Law Succession of the Surviving Spouse

Family Law: Succession of the Surviving Spouse

 – Succession of surviving spouse: without descendants and ascendants  – Succession of surviving spouse: with descendants  – Succession of the surviving spouse: when there are parents  – Where to go for professionals legal advice? In the presence of a surviving spouse, the estate is divided between the descendants, the ascendants…

Let’s Talk About Workplace Harassment

Being harassed is probably one of the worst experiences someone can go through. And it’s even worst when you’re mistreated in a place where you should go every day to get your monthly paycheck. No one should be subject to harassment, bullying, sexual violence, or any other inappropriate behavior in…

Top 8 Bankruptcy Myths

By now, you’ve probably heard some scary myths about bankruptcy. Most people are afraid of bankruptcy, even though they can be easily saved from financial ruin. In reality, in almost all cases, the debtor or debtors are better off financially after bankruptcy than if they had simply not paid their debts…

Can I Defend Myself in Court in Spain?

In Hollywood law series and courtroom movies, it is often an exciting script twist for one of the characters to decide to defend themselves in court. However, the Spanish judicial system is very different from the one we see represented on the small or big screen, so it is worth…