Constitutional Law

The Impact of Drug or Alcohol Abuse on Government Disability Cases

by Brad January 7, 2014 Blawg

(US law) Drug or alcohol use can potentially impact the outcome of a social security claim and will be determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA). A professional social security doctor or advocacy professional is recommended to explore individual claimants cases further. Contributing Factor? The Social Security Administration is required to evaluate whether or not an individual’s substance […]

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Will Google Glass Cause Traffic Accidents & Create Privacy Issues?

by Law Guru December 4, 2013 Constitutional Law

It’s almost weird enough to be science fiction, but we’ve learned by now that technology has made almost anything possible. Google’s new wearable computer, “Glass,” is a little kooky, a little awesome, and a lot controversial. The easy-to-use invention features an adjustable and bendable frame, nose pads for comfort, a customizable fit, a touchpad along […]

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The Filibuster That Killed SB5

by jmachie July 2, 2013 Constitutional Law

Were you watching? At one point, almost 200,000 people were. Senator Wendy Davis, a member of the Democratic party, began what was meant to be a 13 hour long filibuster in order to stop Senate Bill 5; and, in the end she succeeded, but not without both trial and tribulation. Filibuster Defined by the United […]

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Five Important Skills for a CIA Agent

by edralyn December 13, 2012 Commercial Law

You might have often wondered how the CIA chooses their agents, and maybe you’ve even dreamed of becoming the ideal recruit for the agency. But what are the requirements? CIA agents should be physically fit, that’s true. You’ve seen them running over rooftops in movies enough to know that. But working for the CIA also […]

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Judging Judges – Is there a need for greater judicial scrutiny?

by tashalaw June 25, 2012 Blawg

I attended Cheryl Thomas‘ inaugural lecture at the Judicial Institute at UCL last Wednesday where she talked about judicial studies and in particular, the study of judges and juries. I’d never really thought about judicial studies until I was trying to find empirical evidence of the behaviour of juries in criminal trials for a paper I […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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