Proposed Law Would Shorten Divorce Waiting Period

Divorce is difficult. It can be painful, exhausting, debilitating, and expensive. In a no-fault divorce, instead of proving that one spouse is to blame, you merely tell the court that you and your spouse have "irreconcilable differences" or have suffered an "irremediable breakdown" of your relationship. When spouses don't agree that it's time for divorce, law requires a mandatory two-year waiting period before no-fault divorce grounds exist. In most counties across the commonwealth, the process doesn't even begin before two years have elapsed. This marital limbo often jeopardizes the children, the family, and the well-being of the spouses. If both spouses can agree that the marriage is over. . .

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New law to tell the Internet Service Provider to Retain Browsing Data

The address of a website often contains far more detail than simply the name of the company being visited. A record of browsing history would necessarily contain all internet searches made using websites including Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo, since the address for the search results page contains the search terms within it. Any requirement that firms retain browsing histories for a year is likely to be presented with Home Office assurances that it will be carefully controlled by additional safeguards preventing mass surveillance. Internet service providers have warned that any new powers introduced by the government to allow broader surveillance of web browsing behavior must come with adequa. . .

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Entry-Level Lawyers Job Prospects Are Looking Terrible

One expects legal academics to use the Socratic method for teaching students. But when it comes to the subject of going to law school, many of them are engaged in pure sophistry. Many of them felt insulated from the effects of the recession when only recent law school graduates faced challenging job prospects and non-dischargeable debt loads. It is worth pausing for a moment to appreciate the likely dynamic between the market for new law students and the market for new lawyers, not least because it offers a ray of hope in what otherwise might seem a dismal landscape. If, as appears is already occurring, the legal academy significantly contracts, in just a few years there will be substantiall. . .

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America's Most Expensive Law Schools

A graduate degree in Law from one of USA's law school is a dream for aspiring lawyers. For the majority of students, law school can be an extremely costly endeavor. It's a well-known fact that most law students graduate with up to six figures of loan debt from their legal educations alone. There's no shortage of lawyers in this country. Only 57 percent of 2013 law school graduates obtained full-time legal jobs nine months after graduation. With most of these leading institutions charging heavy fees, studying law is an expensive proposition due to the high tuition fees, room charges, cost of books and other expenses. Here are the list of most pricey law schools. 9. George Washington Universit. . .

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Cybersecurity Law Is So Ridiculously Out Of Touch

President Obama calls cyber security a national emergency and the cyber security legislation plays the prime role in analyzing and integrating information from the intelligence community related to cyber threats. Cyber security law should be such that it protects citizens private data as well as continue to to prevent serious cyber attacks on business and infrastructure by criminals and rogue states. The problem is how on earth to address those two needs fairly and effectively at the same time, and that battle is taking place now. Cyber security legislation has been debated for years but is still not hitting the mark in addressing very serious concerns. The Cyber security bill, the Protectin. . .

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The Internet Marketing Mistakes Law Firms Make

It's not easy to admit when you've made an internet marketing mistake. Sometimes, attorneys put thousands of dollars into a new advertising method before realizing that something just isn't going according to plan. But what's actually preventing your internet marketing campaign from succeeding? The answer may surprise you. Here are some of the most common marketing mistakes that law firms make when they're using the web to advertise their services. 1. Thinking You Don't Need an Online Presence The main and the biggest mistake done by most of the law firms is thinking they don't need to be online to capture potential customers. On the contrary, it is not only important for a law firm to have. . .

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Ways Businesses Unknowingly Break The Law

With an innovative business idea, you plan to offer something new to the market. You implement your innovative business plan to set up a new business to take advantage of the market loopholes and start a new business. So in the initial stages, you are all caught up with setting up of your office, hiring people, getting clients, searching for suppliers and setting up your business stage. In the wake of these exciting early-stage developments, executives sometimes overlook certain legalities which can lead to serious charges down the line. At times, Businesses break the laws, but they fail to realize that they have stepped into the criminal zone. Here are some ways businesses unknowingly break. . .

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Why Laws Can't Stop Scams And Abuse Of Seniors!

Many a times, people refer to elderly abuse as the crime of the century. Over the years, many senior abuse scams have been noted but not registered. There are many reasons why such cases have been prevailing because the legislation alone cant get the job done. The seniors need to be proactive to such situations. Sadly, most of the abusers are family members. There are many number of cases where aging loved one was being taken advantage of by a relative. All they do is sit back and allow themselves to be a victim of the crime as they dint want to create trouble for the relative. Maybe you're one of those who do nothing, or perhaps you're considering reporting this crime, but don't know how to. . .

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