It Starts With You: 3 Things You Can Do To Help Facilitate Prison Reform

Drive by any US prison and you'll hear the sounds of forgotten men and women. These men and women are in prison for anything from minor drug offenses to more serious offenses such as rape and murder. According to research,half the world's prison population is held in the United States, Russia, and China. When it comes to the actual number of prison inmates, the United States is number one, with more than 2 million people being incarcerated in state or federal prisons.

Why Suing a Restaurant Over Food Poisoning Can Be Tricky

After planning on having a great time at a restaurant, you may be devastated when a wonderful night is ruined by food poisoning. You may feel tempted to sue the party that is responsible for your illness. However, in most cases, it might not be worthwhile to sue. Proof of Fault One of the biggest challenges regarding a personal-injury lawsuit for food poisoning is whether you are able to prove that the particular restaurant was responsible for your food poisoning.

Hiring a Criminal-Defense Attorney for Your Teen with Autism

There is a frightening rise in violence from and against teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. Even when the police recognize the autism in teens, their caregivers are at serious risk. (Just look at the African-American caregiver who was shot in the street for attempting to help his patient, who had autism). Therefore, if you find that your autistic teen has been accused of a crime, you will need to hire a very good criminal-defense attorney.

What to Know about Your Bankruptcy Trustee

If you have made the decision to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will be coming into contact with several unfamiliar terms and concepts, and one of them is the bankruptcy trustee. Once you have completed your federal filing, you will receive written notice of its acceptance and a notification of your assigned bankruptcy trustee. This person will oversee your bankruptcy case from beginning to end, but most filers have only one or two contacts with their trustee.

Personal Injury Lawsuit Defenses: Technicalities

Most people have heard about technicalities being used as legal defenses. Many want to use them as their defense in a personal injury case, but is it possible? What is a technicality and when it is a viable defense? What Is a Technicality? Basically, a legal technicality doesn't usually have anything to do with the case. It's about the law/rule or about the lawsuit filing that makes the prosecution weak or invalid.