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Legally, How Smart do You Have to be to be a Parent?

By Lisa Miller

New York Magazine

How smart do you have to be to be a parent? Sara Gordon didn’t walk until she was 18 months old. 642 more words


Public Lecture: Current Issues and Recent Developments in the Fight Against Tobacco - The Fight is Not Over

Mark Greenwold will speak on 11 February 2016 at La Trobe Law School about current issues and recent developments in the global fight against tobacco. In this public lecture Mark will draw on his experience litigating against major tobacco companies on behalf of State governments in the United States of America. 621 more words


American Law by Camille Taylor

AMERICAN LAW by Camille Taylor

Series: Law Series Book #2


An enemy of the state, Dmitry Ivanov has nowhere to turn…

A gifted hacker no online firewall can keep out, Dmitry has an affinity for anything with a computer chip. 448 more words

New Release Books

American Rule vs. Loser Pays Rule

In the United States and most countries of Europe, when there is a dispute between two parties, there are three options to choose so as to resolve their differences: mediation, arbitration and litigation. 410 more words

Comparative Law

A Comic Scold

This case seems to be of a woman with endless energy and anger. Pity she’s not around now, we could try hooking her up to the national grid. 100 more words

Real Life

The bedrock of American Law (eighth and ninth part of twelve)

In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury is preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. 422 more words

Political Thought

A fair trial is a human right (seventh part of twelve)

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witness against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witness in his favour and to have the Assistance Of Counsel for his defence. 559 more words