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December 12, 2013 – 1,269 views
The Paralegal Resource
Maine governor, Paul LePage, has proposed a new law by which children under the age of 16 will be allowed to work a fixed number of hours per week. The new law has come under a lot of criticism, but it also has its promoters. The law is still being discussed and has not been passed yet. Many American states have made child labor illegal. This has also been the case... Full Story 
December 11, 2013 – 1,172 views
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The state of Illinois has recently approved a piece of legislation that will reduce the pension benefits of most workers in the state. These include firemen, nurses and teachers. The retirement age will also be increased. The move has been criticized by many and is likely to be challenged in court... Full Story 
December 4, 2013 – 1,157 views
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Looks like the problems that ObamaCare is facing are just not coming to an end. In fact, they are just increasing with every passing day. The Supreme Court is to give its verdict on the mandate of the health care law next year which talks about provision of free contraception coverage by businesses. However, this is not the only legal issue that it is facing... Full Story 
December 3, 2013 – 1,577 views
The Paralegal Resource
The modern practice of law is rapidly moving to an online base. A majority of the lawyers today have completely made the shift from a pen and legal pad to virtually paperless offices. Technology has had a great impact on the way that lawyers are now functioning. It allows an attorney to be completely mobile and have all valuable information at their fingertips, irrespective of time and place. It provides for an entirely electronic-based law practice. However, while technology is assisting the development of law practice, this same technology can open up a new dimension of risk that is related to client data security, confidentiality, and privacy... Full Story 
November 27, 2013 – 1,353 views
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In April, the Supreme Court of United States had passed its judgment in the Missouri v. McNeel Case that police officers will be required to get a warrant for taking blood from people who are suspected of drunk driving. This case was important because it brought up the principles mentioned in the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of United States, the requirement of warrant and many other cases which included destruction of evidence. Full Story 
November 27, 2013 – 1,247 views
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The Supreme Court of the U.S recently agreed to take into consideration the challenges that have been raised against Affordable Care Act introduced by President Obama. The court will decide on whether employers who have religious objections can refuse providing mandate contraceptive insurance coverage to their workers or not. Full Story 
November 20, 2013 – 1,169 views
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The biggest bank in the country, JPMorgan Chase & Co, is all set to be the single company to be the highest penalty payer in the history of America. The banks and Department of Justice of U.S have almost finalized the agreement which states that JPMorgan will be paying around $13 billion to the department. The bank has agreed... Full Story 
November 15, 2013 – 1,796 views
The Paralegal Resource
As a paralegal or legal assistant for a law firm, you hold an important position with the responsibility of ensuring uniformity and order within the firm. In your role, timing and precision are everything. To find success in your line of work, it is important for you to deliver accurate and reliable work on time and according to a strict schedule. With such a demanding role, you could turn toward technology and find the best tools that can help you complete your tasks smoothly. Let's take a look at the top five apps for paralegals that should surely benefit you... Full Story