Daily Archives: January 4, 2013 - 5 results


Domain Name Hijacking [Podcast]

  Welcome to Lawyers.com Radio. Your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issues, find a lawyer in your area, and suggest legal forms or legal self-help. Matt: I’m Matt Plessner and today’s show is sponsored by Traverse Domain Law. We’re going to be discussing domain hijacking, today, with Attorney-at-Law from Traverse City, Enrico Shaefer.   Two Types of Domain Name Hijacking Matt: Exactly what is domain name hijacking? Enrico: Domain name hijacking is a term …

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Posted 2 years ago in Consumer Law Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Top Consumer Legal Stories of 2012

With 2012 in the books, it’s time to look back at the landslide of legislation, lawsuits and judicial decisions that have had far-reaching effects on Americans’ access to health care, marriage, voting, Second, Fourth and Seventh Amendment rights and more. Lawyers.com takes a peek at the top consumer legal stories of the year:   Obamacare survives legal challenges: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is set to change the face of health care as we know it, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
You Can’t Be Fired for Discussing Your Job on Facebook

Employers can punish or fire employees for doing a lot of things, but they can’t fire you for talking about working conditions at your job on Facebook. The National Labor Relations Board on Dec. 14 said Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc., a New York non-profit social services company, violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by firing a group of employees for posting on Facebook about a co-worker who had accused them of not doing their jobs.   Facebook Comment …

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Judge Forbids Wisconsin Man to Father More Children

Lots of people who have children probably shouldn’t. For one man in Wisconsin, a judge has intervened in his prolific personal life and banned him from having any more kids, under the threat of jail time. Corey Curtis, 44, was sentenced to three years probation in December for failing to pay up on the $90,000 he owes in child support, as well as felony bail jumping. As a condition of the probation, the judge ordered him to not father any …

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Florida Man Arrested for Play-Doh Body Work

A Florida man was arrested in December after defrauding car owners by promising to do body work on their cars but then merely patching them up with Play-Doh. Nicholas Johnson, 33, of Port Richey, Fla., was charged with retail theft and scheming to defraud, according to a local news report. He reportedly roamed around his neighborhood, scouting out cars that needed body work, then offering to fix them. Johnson then allegedly used Play-Doh to make it look like preliminary body …

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