Tag: Legal Issues

How to Avoid Tech-Savvy Scams

Many people who use the internet nowadays have been using it for years. In fact, you may have used the internet for decades, at this point. If you’re one of those individuals that grew up with the internet, or you started picking it up when it was in its fledgling state, you probably think you’re Read More…

How to Turn Self-Employment into a Small Business

Self-employment is booming, both in the United States and around the world. No matter where you live, it’s becoming increasingly common to work for yourself. If you’ve built a great self-employment job, chances are strong that it’s just going to keep getting bigger. To capitalize on that growth, you might want to start looking into Read More…

The Last Straw: Thoughts on the Plastic Straw Ban

If you’ve been following the news, especially news surrounding environmental consciousness, you’ve probably seen people advocating to reduce the use of plastic straws. The movement really began to gain traction when, earlier this year, Starbucks announced its plan to phase plastic straws out entirely. Many people praised this move as an eco-friendly decision by a big Read More…

How to Talk to Your Children About Guns

Gun violence remains as much of a problem as it is a topic of debate. Regardless of partisan lines and legal beliefs, one thing is for sure: it’s important that parents take the time to talk to their kids about guns. Thousands of children are unintentionally injured or even killed every year by guns, and Read More…

Is a Social Media Curfew a Good Idea?

Curfews have been around forever; most kids have a certain time when they’re expected to be home. And in some areas, that curfew is even enforced legally. There’s even something of a curfew on cable television, as some television shows with more adult-centered content are only allowed to be shown after a certain time, when Read More…

Is It Okay to Fire Someone for Something Posted on Social Media?

In the modern age, where people can livestream their existences at any point in time, it can be easy to say something online that can get you into trouble. Whether that’s something hateful, something illegal, or just something not thought through very well, it’s hard to say exactly where the line is, and posting certain Read More…

The 411 on 420: Is Marijuana Legal in Your State?

Marijuana legislation is changing rapidly. Additionally, public opinion about marijuana is undergoing dramatic changes. The Pew Research Center reports that in the last two decades, public opinion has shifted from 31 percent of the U.S. thinking that marijuana should be legalized to 61 percent as of the latest 2017 poll. Amidst this rapidly changing judicial Read More…

The Pros and Cons of Polygamous Relationships

Polygamy has been around for an extremely long time. However, the misconception is that it’s simply when a man takes multiple wives, which is a common tradition in some places but generally not accepted in Western civilization. In actuality, polygamy is much broader than that. Some studies suggest that up to one in five single Read More…

How to Navigate Adoption File Release Laws

If you were adopted, you may eventually come to a time when you want to get in touch with your biological family. After all, it’s nice to know who your biological parents are, especially if you really don’t know anything about them. Nothing says you have to stay in contact, but it’s satisfying to know Read More…

How to File a Petition in California to Delete a Weed Felony

In January 2018, the state of California finally started issuing licenses for recreational marijuana sales. The passage of Prop 64 was a battle that took years, and the legislation was struck down multiple times, but was finally approved by popular vote this year, making a number of changes to California marijuana laws. An important part Read More…