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How do I incorporate my business?

How do I incorporate my business? Once the decision to incorporate your business has been made, the legal process begins with the preparation of a certificate of incorporation. Whereas in the past this was prepared by three or more legally qualified individuals, today only a single incorporator is needed. The incorporator may or may not […]

O’Malley promises gun control legislation in Md.

Gobernador de Maryland, Martin O’Malley, dijo el lunes que propondrá la prohibición de armas de asalto de tipo militar y más estrictos requisitos de licencia como parte de un amplio paquete de leyes encaminadas a prevenir la violencia escolar. O’Malley detalló su plan en una cumbre en la reducción de la violencia armada, en Nueva […]

Employers Can Snoop Through Your Cell Phone

Employers Can Snoop Through Your Cell Phone

It’s hard to imagine getting fired based on text messages or videos on your own personal cell phone, but according to one federal appeals court, it’s absolutely legal – at least under one federal law designed to protect electronic transmissions. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 12 said the Stored Communications Act […]

Drunk Driver Arrested After Bragging on Facebook

Drunk Driver Arrested After Bragging on Facebook

It shouldn’t need to be repeated, but apparently it does: Should you commit a crime, and wish to escape prosecution, don’t brag about your exploits on social media. A man in Astoria, Oregon was arrested after he broadcast to the world about a little accident he had driving home early New Year’s Day. Police were […]

Can You Be Fired for Using Medical Marijuana?

Can You Be Fired for Using Medical Marijuana?

In two recent cases, the EEOC settled with employers who had fired workers because of positive drug tests for prescription drugs. But in states where medical marijuana is legal, can employers fire employees who test positive but have prescriptions for the drug? Drug Tests & Disability Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), of course, […]

James Holmes to Face 166 Charges for Theater Massacre

James Holmes to Face 166 Charges for Theater Massacre

Accused Aurora theater gunman James Holmes will stand for trial in the July 2011 massacre in Colorado that left 12 dead and dozens wounded, a judge ruled this morning. Holmes, 25, will face as many as 166 murder and attempted murder charges for allegedly storming into a theater showing a midnight screening of “The Dark […]

War Over Gun Controls Explodes Nationwide

War Over Gun Controls Explodes Nationwide

Vice President Joe Biden met this week with government officials, victims of gun violence, retailers, media executives and firearm advocates on both sides of the issue as part of a task force designed to look for ways to combat gun violence in America, an issue that is provoking heated reactions from pro and anti-gun voices […]

Kids as Young as 12 Can Be Tried as Adults for Murder

Kids as Young as 12 Can Be Tried as Adults for Murder

A 12-year-old girl has been charged with murder after she and two older friends allegedly carjacked a man in Durham, N.C., shot him, and left him for dead in the street. Three Murder Charges The 12-year old, along with a girl aged 14 and a boy aged 16, asked 35-year-old Johnny Danilo Villatoro for a […]

OK to Flip Off the Cops, Court Rules

OK to Flip Off the Cops, Court Rules

You heard it from N.W.A. first in their 1988 protest song: A man can sue the police after they arrested him for flipping them the bird, a federal court ruled last week. John Swartz was a passenger in a car driven by his wife through St. Johnsville, N. Y. in 2006 when the couple passed […]