High Risk Thrift ShoppingAccording to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift shops.
Exotic Animal RegulationsIn the US, the laws differ from state to state, but it’s generally illegal to keep large carnivores and other non-domesticated dangerous animals like bears, tigers, and primates as pets.
Lawsuits Arise Out Of Customer Review WebsitesIf you'd like to share negative thoughts about a restaurant experience or contractor, there are many opportunities to post customer reviews online, but prepare to be sued.
Legal Definition Of A PetMost animal cruelty laws specifically do not cover farm animals under the definition of which animals are protected from cruel treatment.
Students Voting Out Of StateAs an out-of-state student, you have a choice of where to vote. You may either vote in the state in which your college is located, or you may vote by absentee ballot in your home state.
Neglect Of Care For The ElderlyA man was arrested in Pennsylvania on charges of criminally neglecting his elderly mother, causing her to suffer serious bodily harm. What is your legal obligation to an elderly family member?
Illegal HiringWe’ve all heard of illegal firing, but what’s illegal hiring?
A Homeowner's Rights In A Homeowner's AssociationWhat can and can’t a homeowner’s association tell you about the way you keep your own property?
Hiring A Pregnant ApplicantA company doesn’t have to hire an applicant BECAUSE she’s pregnant - she doesn’t have to be treated better than any other applicant. But it can’t treat her worse, either.
Not Entitled To SeveranceIf you have been laid off through no fault of your own, by law how much severance does an employer need to pay?
Deceptive Food ClaimsIf you bought a strawberry fruit snack whose packaging said it was made with real fruit, what would you think would be on its ingredient list? If you said 'real fruit', you might be wrong.
Your Rights Under The Fourth AmendmentWhen can the police enter your house and search through your things and when can’t they?
Overhyped Advertising ClaimsIf you wanted to be just like Kim Kardashian (and who wouldn’t) and you went out and bought a pair of Skecher’s Shape-up sneakers, you can get money back.
What NOT To Put On Your ResumeWith hiring on the upswing in 2012, several articles, including those written by CareerBuilder.com, The Business Insider, and Salary.com, discuss things you should never put on your resume.
Suing Your HairdresserAnyone who’s ever walked out of a salon in horror after a bad haircut wants to know: can you sue your hairdresser for making you look ridiculous?