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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Government by Michele Bowman  
Gun Laws Are Easy to Skirt

The massacre on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. has pushed gun control onto the national stage – again. The shootings point up how easy it already is to skirt the existing laws that cover age restrictions, waiting periods, mental health checks, and gun show purchases. President Barack Obama has called for swift federal action to end the wave of gun violence that seems to be breaking over the country, including: The massacre on July 20 …

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

Video: Do You Have the Roommate from Hell? If you’ve had roommates, the chances are good you’ve had one who leaves dirty dishes lying around, eats all your food or never chips in his or her share of the electric bill on time. In this exclusive video, Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine explains that a roommate agreement will help you avoid disputes before they occur. Find Out More…   Pet Owners Can Sue For Emotional Distress Pet owners can collect damages …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of the Lawyers.com Criminal Law Newsletter

Job Hunting with a Criminal Record There are 65 million adults in the United States with criminal arrest or conviction records. A criminal record can interfere with your ability to find and keep a job, particularly since 90 percent of U.S. employers perform criminal background checks on their job applicants. Is an old arrest or conviction hurting your job hunting? Find Out More…   Blue States Considering Stricter Gun Bans In the wake of a rash of rampage-style mass shootings, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Blue States Considering Stricter Gun Bans

In the wake of a rash of rampage-style mass shootings, several states are considering tightening up their gun laws, making it more difficult to purchase firearms and limiting what kinds of guns are available. California, New York and Illinois are all considering measures that would strengthen what are already among the most restrictive gun climates in the nation. This summer alone gave us the Aurora theater massacre in Colorado and the Sikh temple rampage in Wisconsin, along with ongoing chronic …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Wisconsin Sikhs Seek Guns After Temple Massacre

In the aftermath of last month’s rampage killing at a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin, some members of the religion are considering arming themselves in order to defend against future attacks. On August 5, Wade Michael Page burst into the temple in suburban Milwaukee and opened fire, killing six before police arrived on the scene. Page, who has been associated with white supremacist groups, apparently committed suicide after he was wounded by an officer. While the Sikh religion is known for …

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