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Posted 12 months ago in Gay and Lesbian issues Video by Ed Alpern  
N.J. Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Faces Lawsuit [Video]

  “The therapists told my parents, at the time, that I was at risk of being pre-homsexual,” says Mordechai Levovitz, a gay social worker in New York. “And there are things that they can do to stop me from turning gay.” He founded an organization called Jewish Queer Youth or JQY. “I was hearing pain. I was hearing frustration, I was hearing shame. The conversion therapy was actually causing them the anxiety and the trauma.”    Every day, Levovitz hears horror …

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Tying the Knot with a Common Law Marriage [Video]

  A wedding is one popular way to get married, but it’s not the only way. Most of us have heard of common law marriage, but what does that actually mean? The answer is more complicated than you might think. Many people believe that if two people live together long enough, the law eventually considers them married. Some celebrity couples reinforce that idea, by living together for years without ever tying the knot, even though their relationships have every feature …

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Posted 1 year ago in The Internet & The Law Video by Betsy Kim  
Newsbreak: Yahoo! and LinkedIn Sued for Violating Privacy

  Betsy Kim, editorial director of Lawyers.com, provides today’s Newsbreak with information on your Internet privacy. Yahoo! is being sued by users of its email system. The plaintiffs claim Yahoo! illegally reads, copies and analyzes emails to make money with targeted advertising and data collection. They say this violates California’s Invasion of Privacy Act and the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act. The complaint states Yahoo! put in a new default email system, telling email account holders it would look for …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury Video by Paul von Zielbauer  
Brain Damaged H.S. Football Player Sues Helmet Maker [Video]

  In 2009, Eddie Acuna was a regular high school kid in Pomona, Calif., playing football in his team’s homecoming game when an on-field collision changed his life. Although he was wearing a regulation football helmet, Edward, now 21, suffered a catastrophic brain injury. Now, he’s mentally and physically disabled — for life. Expressing simple thoughts about his favorite sports is now a struggle. “Football, tennis, volleyball, baseball,” Edward brokenly says in a Lawyers.com interview. When asked why do you …

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Posted 1 year ago in Video Your Personal Rights by Larry Bodine  
Newsbreak: Botox Causes Debilitating Botulism in Patient

  Larry Bodine, editor-in-chief of Lawyers.com, provides today’s Newsbreak, reporting on the dangerous side effects that can be caused by one type of Botox cosmetic treatment. The popularity of Botox treatments to get rid of wrinkles is at an all-time high. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says that more than 6 million people received Botox facial rejuvenation treatments last year. But in one case, a woman doctor in Oklahoma got botulism, a serious illness that made her so debilitated …

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