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  • Texas Church Victims Want to Sue, but Would it be Worth it?
    Texas Church Victims Want to Sue, but Would it be Worth it?

    On the morning of November 4, 2017, a seemingly normal Sunday morning for the residents of Sutherland Springs, a rural town east of San Antonio, a lone gunman clad in all black opened fire in the ...

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  • Who is at Fault When a Big Rig Accident is Caused by a Lane Change?
    Who is at Fault When a Big Rig Accident is Caused by a Lane Change?

    Lane change big rig accidents are not all that uncommon. Because of their immense trailer loads, big rigs have larger blind spots than most vehicles, so even if a driver takes extra precautions before ...

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  • Can You Get in Trouble for Pleading the Fifth During a Routine Traffic Stop?
    Can You Get in Trouble for Pleading the Fifth During a Routine Traffic Stop?

    Many people have heard the phrase “Pleading the fifth” on TV shows and movies, but how many are aware of what it actually means? “The fifth” refers to U.S. citizens’ fifth amendment right that ...

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  • Give Your Child the Gift of Fair Parenting During the Holidays
    Give Your Child the Gift of Fair Parenting During the Holidays

    In an ideal world, every child would get to experience the joy of Christmas morning with both of his or her parents, but sadly, “ideal” is not always what children get. According to the American ...

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  • An End to the Debate of
    An End to the Debate of "Who Gets the Ring?"

    So, you want to know what becomes of your diamond ring in the event of a divorce? Some people will tell you that the engagement ring is a gift, and that women should be able to keep it in the divorce, ...

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  • 85th Anniversary of Powell v. Alabama, a Case That Changed History
    85th Anniversary of Powell v. Alabama, a Case That Changed History

    On November 7, 1932, the Supreme Court came to a landmark decision that would change the way in which criminal cases were treated thereafter. In that case, Powell v. Alabama 287 U.S. 45 (1932), the ...

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