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Understanding How Drug Charges Affect Your Life

by Daniel Bell So exactly how many Americans have tried drugs? And I’m not talking about cigarettes, alcohol, and prescription pills, here. I’m talking about, you know, drugs. The illegal ones, the ones we’re warned against on the daily. Surveys can’t seem to reach a consensus. It’s been estimated that anywhere between 30%-60% of Americans…

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Fake News, Hate Websites, and the Law

by Gordon Jeremiah Berry What is truth? One of life’s ultimate questions that has passed on for generations. Legal issues that often must be persistent is how to effectively go about in dealing with these many new forms of “expressions”.  First and foremost is the immediate obstacle of the law itself. What is regularly referred…

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On Not Allowing Pets in Restaurants

by Bob Branco This topic does not apply to all animals, because guide dogs are allowed by law to accompany blind people outside the home, whether it’s transportation, eating at a restaurant, or being any other location. However, there has been a lot of discussion recently about other animals in restaurants. Some of it is…

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Resend the Tide

by James R. Campbell Note for readers: This article was written shortly before Thanksgiving this year. It has become a spectacle that is repeated every year. The news covers countless stories of the madness of Black Friday, the shopping day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is the day when retailers can look forward to a profit.…

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Tom Brady and the Deflate Gate

by Bob Branco For two years, I had to listen to nonsense about deflated footballs. Supposedly, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady allegedly arranged for several footballs to be deflated during a play-off game in order to suit his needs. After two years of legal procedures, Brady was suspended by the National Football League for…

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Legal Status and Effectiveness of Online Petitioning

by Gordon Jeremiah Berry Online petitions are quickly becoming very popular, such petitions sometimes can be referred to as e-petitions, or cyber-petitions. Online activism and social networking make it very easy for people to get involved that would normally feel they did not have a real voice. Yet several questions often arise on just how…