Daily Archives: November 8, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Real Estate Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Home & The Law’ Newsletter

Seniors More Likely to Face Foreclosure While the mortgage crisis seems to have fallen out of the news, seniors in particular are still reeling from its effects. Caught in a cycle of decreasing income but increasing expenses, the elderly have proven especially vulnerable to foreclosures. Find Out More…   Drillers Hose Texas Landowners with Fast & Dirty Fracking Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”—a method of oil and gas extraction—is already controversial because of charges that the process is harmful to the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Sylvia Hsieh  
Police Arrest Pregnant Zombie

Police responding to a 911 call on the morning after Halloween were spooked by what they found. Around 8:15 a.m. police in Birmingham, Alabama raced to the scene of a possible homicide. A passerby called 911, reporting that a woman had been shot and her bloody body was seen slumped over the steering wheel of her SUV parked at a traffic light. The woman appeared to be pregnant, too. A hit and run? A drive-by shooting? A crime of passion …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government by Michele Bowman  
New Yorker Sues for Right to Post Peace Sign

A woman from the Upper West Side who wants to show her opposition to the U.S. wars in the Middle East by hanging a peace sign in her condo’s window is fighting New York City for the right to do so. Brigitte Vosse was fined $800 for nailing the sign to her window frame because it violated a city zoning regulation, according to Reuters. She filed a lawsuit in federal court on Oct. 26 claiming the city violated her constitutional …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration Video by Lawyers.com   
Legal Minefield for Professionals in H1-B Visa [Video]

  The H1-B visa application allows highly educated or highly skilled foreign nationals to work in the U.S. for six years — but it is a legal minefield. The application process is very complicated and can take up to several months, according to field producer Clare Major. Startup businesses, particularly software companies, are warring for talent and are eager to bring in job candidates from overseas.  “If you make a typo on an application or if you don’t coordinate something, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Michele Bowman  
Cell Phone Tracking Software Makes DIY Spying Easy

Ever been tempted to use technology to spy on someone? Cell phone tracking software makes it easier than ever to do so – but it can also easily lead to criminal liability. Keeping tabs on your kids via their cell phones may be understandable and not likely to get you thrown in jail or sued. But tracking and listening in on people who have not consented is clearly illegal.   Suspicious Spying Take for instance Spybubble, one of many brands …

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