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Copyright Law Basics

Copyright Law Basics

The entertainment industy is full of glamour and risks. The world salutes one, who is on the top. There are occurrences and odd situation, when there is usage of the music or a trademark without the permission of the owner of the original. Copyright is referred to as the exclusive …

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Study Law International

Study Law International

Law students who study international law and study abroad usually have much more successful careers, and enjoy many more benefits from the education received. International law includes the laws of many different countries, and to be studied effectively students must have experience in international relations, customs, and legal systems. Some …

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Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce

Uncontested Divorce

There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce. They tend to be the easiest and lowest stress option and are certainly the cheapest option. An uncontested divorce will be handled quickly. It is sometimes possible to come to an amicable agreement with regard to division of assets, child support and …

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Parental Rights

Parental Rights

One of the fundamental areas of family law relates to parental rights. This area of family law covers a wide range of topics all dealing with the relationship between a parent and child as well as the rights of a parent in regards to their child. Having children is a …

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The Difference between Assault and Battery

Assault and Battery

Assault and battery are both crimes that both involve hurting another individual. Depending on the severity of the crime, both assault and battery can be charged as misdemeanors or as felonies. Like other crimes, the penalty for an assault and/or battery conviction will be more severe if the perpetrator has …

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Extortion

Extortion

Extortion occurs when a person threatens another individual to receive money, goods, or services in exchange for not carrying out the threat. The offender uses some sort of leverage to induce an individual to cooperate, such as threatening to inflict physical harm, release secret information or information harmful to a …

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Loitering and Prowling

Loitering and Prowling

Loitering and prowling are the acts of standing around idly or hanging around an area with no apparent purpose. Individuals seen loitering may be reported by other citizens and stopped by police and questioned. Loiterers may be let go without any consequences or with just a warning if the police …

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The Power of Association

The Power of Association

When an individual or group commits a crime, often there are people associated with the criminal(s) who had no intention of being involved with the crime. In a robbery, it may be the driver who got talked into or threatened into going along with the robber’s plan. In drug cultivation …

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First Degree Murder

First Degree Murder

Murder describes the broad crime of taking someone’s life, yet it differs from manslaughter in that it typically must be premeditated. In order to differentiate between the levels of intent, murder is divided into several degrees. First degree murder is typically considered the most serious type of crime. No matter …

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