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Facebook Teen Rapper Held for Making Terror Threats

After posting violent lyrics on his Facebook page in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Massachusetts teen was arrested for making terror threats and is still in jail.   Bad Timing Just a few weeks after the Boston Marathon was allegedly terror-bombed by the Tsarnaev brothers, Cameron D’Ambrosio, a senior at Methuen High School, posted some rap lyrics on his Facebook page, as reported here and here: I’m not in reality, So when u see me [expletive] go insane …

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Posted 4 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Judge Orders Sheriff Joe to Stop Racial Profiling

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio committed numerous violations against the constitutional rights of Latino residents, a federal judge ruled Friday, and must cease using race as a reason to detain and harass the people of Arizona. Arpaio systematically discriminated against people of Hispanic origin in policy and practice as part of his zealous quest to rid the state of undocumented immigrants, the court decided in a 142-page opinion that denounces the county’s profiling regime from top to bottom. “To the …

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Your Guide to Lawyers.com Videos

As with other parts of the Lawyers.com website, the Lawyers.com Blog provides many videos that keep you up to date with recent legal news. Use this guide to find videos that match your interests. Topics include Second Amendment rights, social media, consumer rights, government, the Boston Marathon bombing, divorce and more.     Newsbreak: Separation of Church, State and Money [Video]  In today’s Newsbreak, Lawyers.com Editorial Director Betsy Kim looks at recent legal cases involving religion and the law. Hobby …

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Posted 4 years ago in Jury Awards Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
Hong Kong Businessman Wins $70M from U.S. Casino Tycoon

A Las Vegas jury awarded $70 million to a Hong Kong businessman who was cheated out of millions more by casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson. Richard Suen says he introduced Adelson to several Chinese government officials after it was announced that the Chinese enclave of Macau was accepting bids for new casinos for the first time in decades. Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. ultimately secured one of three highly-coveted gambling licenses, which Suen says would have been impossible without his influence …

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Posted 4 years ago in Divorce Your Money & The Law by Janet Raasch  
Who Gets the Retirement Accounts in a Divorce?

When couples divorce, they divide up their “marital assets.” These include retirement accounts created or added to during the course of the marriage. Retirement accounts (along with the family residence) can be one of the largest components of the marital estate, and should not be overlooked. Even when retirement is a long way off, retirement accounts should be properly accounted for and valued at the time of divorce. The courts have wide powers in apportioning pension rights. There are a …

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