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"Helping To Serve As A Check On Abuse": New ACLU Cellphone App Automatically Preserves Video Of Police Encounters

The ACLU in California today released a free smart-phone app that allows people to send cellphone videos of police encounters to the ACLU, automatically—and the ACLU will preserve the video footage, even if the cops seize the phone and delete the video or destroy the phone. 597 more words

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(Updated July 2014)

Taking photographs of things that are plainly visible from public spaces is a constitutional right – and that includes federal buildings, transportation facilities, and police and other government officials carrying out their duties. 378 more words

State Knife Carry Laws: Know Your Rights

This is from Knife Up.com.

The US is based upon federalism and, for that reason, laws are created at the federal, state, and municipal level. With regards to knife law, this makes things particularly tricky since a certain knife can be legal in one state and illegal in the next as well as legal in one county and illegal in the neighboring county. 292 more words

Facing Foreclosure?

Facing foreclosure? Here’s how bankruptcy can help save your home
By Melanie Walz Scaringi, Esquire

One of the biggest misconceptions that people facing bankruptcy have is that they will be forced to part with most of their property, including their home and car. 641 more words

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When Seeking Unemployment Compensation, Persistence is Key

When seeking unemployment compensation, persistence is key
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.

Losing a job is one of life’s biggest disruptions. It can throw otherwise hard-driving, ambitious people off their game, to the point of rolling over at the first rejection in their bid for… 622 more words

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Journey of Adoption Requires Legal Assistance

Journey of adoption requires legal assistance
By Scaringi & Scaringi P.C.

In Pennsylvania, the journey of adoption begins with the filing of various reports and exhibits that detail the circumstances surrounding the adoption and describing the new home situation that the child will enter with his adoptive family. 640 more words

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Harassment at the Workplace - What should I do ?!


In addition to the earlier post re protection of women in Pakistan, many have queried in respect of what should be done if a woman actually experiences harassment in the workplace in Pakistan. 1,333 more words

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