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In Defense of Body Cameras - An Important Short Term Movement Demand

Sections of the activist community are challenging the idea of body cameras on police officers. Their objections seem to stem from several rationales: (1) the grand jury’s failure to indict the officer in killing of Eric Garner despite the video tape, (2) the camera’s lack of ability to completely eradicate police violence, (3) civil libertarian issues on what type of state we want (if any), and (4) effective videotaping can only be done by the community. 1,396 more words

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International Human Rights Day, December 10: "Human Rights 365"


The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. 66 more words


Shortchanged on Child Support

Are you shortchanging yourself on child support payments?
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.

Did you get short-changed on money spent on child care costs when your latest monthly support amount was calculated by Domestic Relations? 646 more words

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Perils of Prescription DUI

The legal perils of driving under the influence of prescription meds or marijuana
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.

When people hear “driving under the influence,” their first thought is alcohol. 1,421 more words

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Dangers of Online Life Story

Living your life online? Those posts could come back to haunt you
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.

You don’t have to look very far today to see the impact of social media and the Internet in our everyday lives. 531 more words

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Hobby Lobby Case a Win for Small Business Owners

Hobby Lobby case a win for small business owners
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.
For the first time, the U.S Supreme Court has recognized the right of for-profit private companies to hold and act upon their “sincere religious beliefs.’’ 585 more words

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Cop Stop

Stopped by a police officer?
What should you do next?
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.

It’s a situation we all hope never to be in – stopped by an officer. 989 more words

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