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‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Isn’t Making Anyone Safer [Video]

  This is Part One of a four-part series on Stand Your Ground laws. Please see Part Two: ‘Stand Your Ground’ Fails to Deter Crime and Part Three: Task Force Examines Racial Bias in Stand Your Ground Laws, Part Four: ‘Stand Your Ground’ Means More Homicides. Last year’s deadly shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman put Stand Your Ground laws under the microscope. Zimmerman’s recent acquittal has only intensified the debate over these laws, which allow …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government Labor and Employment by Larry Bodine  
Newsbreak: Courts Try to Undermine NLRB [Video]

  Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine reports that corporate employers are getting away with unfair labor practices because of a politically driven dispute over the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) authority. Two federal appeals courts have ruled that three out of five members of the NLRB were not properly appointed. Thus, the board does not have enough members to operate. In Washington state, the NLRB cited a Pepsi bottler, Noel Canning, for unfair labor practices. The company refused to honor an …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration Labor and Employment by John McCarthy  
System to Track Immigrants Needs Major Overhaul [Video]

  Comprehensive immigration reform demands a system that can instantaneously and accurately check an employee’s immigration status. That would require an enormous expansion of the current system, eVerify. In his video news story, Lawyers.com journalist John McCarthy reports that immigration attorneys say without massive improvement, eVerify will inevitably cause even more mistakes in denials of citizenship, inconveniences and unfair hiring practices. Marketa Lindt, a partner at Sidley & Austin in Chicago and a leading authority in immigration and employer enforcement, …

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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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With Terror Suspect Nearby, Would Bostonians Feel Safer With Guns? [Video]

An armed, terror suspect was on the loose the Boston suburbs, putting a million people in lockdown. Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured Friday night, authorities instructed residents to stay in their homes, behind locks and deadbolts, and to open their doors only to a uniformed police officer with proper credentials. The scene raised the question:  Would Bostonians feel and be safer if more of them had guns in their homes? The question comes at the end of a week when …

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