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Unique Construction Laws Across the US

by RyanD September 4, 2013 Construction and Engineering

In essence, construction law is a blend of legal principles borrowed from contract law, equity law, tort law, statutory law, suretyship law, agency law and real estate law. See 1 Bruner & O’Connor Construction Law § 1:3. Particularly in recent years, construction law has become a unique and increasingly specialized field. Because construction law varies […]

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Abortion and Rape

by RyanD June 11, 2013 Criminal Law

Although Roe vs. Wade made abortion legal in all 50 states in 1973, the issue of abortion has remained a controversial one. Many politicians have sought to overturn Roe vs. Wade, and 16 states have never repealed laws that were deemed unconstitutional by the landmark Supreme Court case.   One of the biggest issues with […]

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Cities with the Lowest Divorce Rates

by RyanD May 22, 2013 Divorce

Divorce in America is a common occurrence. In fact, some statistics put the odds of getting divorced versus staying together at an even 50/50.  However, there are myriad factors that help determine the outcome of a marriage. Celebrities, for instance, seem to be much more prone to divorce than the average person. Another aspect that can hinder […]

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Iconic Drug Legislations in California

by RyanD March 6, 2013 Criminal Law

California is often considered the leading state in drug legislation. California has plenty of legislation that has reached national attention. Two of the most important legislation decisions of recent times have been the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 and the decriminalization of marijuana. Both have had a significant impact on the whole nation, not just […]

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Key Differences in the Employment Laws of the the U.S. and the U.K.

by RyanD February 26, 2013 International Law

The laws of the U.S. and the U.K. are similar in many ways, but there are important differences in their employment laws. If you are an American planning to work in the U.K., or vice versa, you should be aware of those differences which may be important to your circumstances and your employment relationship. This […]

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Drilling Laws in the United States

by RyanD January 26, 2013 Environmental Law

Petroleum and natural gas are the lifeblood of the United States and other industrialized nations. They provide the gasoline and other fuels that we use to run our cars, trucks and other vehicles, as well as the materials that we use for cooking and other forms of work. Countless products, including aspirins, toothpaste, milk cartons […]

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