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Republican Dilemma Resolved?

With the entire Republican delegation finally standing firm against the most recent 'bailout' (read 'pork barrel') package one has to wonder if backbone has finally returned to the party of low taxes, smaller government and limited spending.For some this represents no change at a

The Best Way to Handle a Protective Order

If a restraining or a protective order has been filed against you, there are some things you will have to attend to. The most important thing is to look for a good lawyer. Do not try to handle the issue by yourself. The family court system is very complex and you will not be able to navigate it by y

What Is Considered Business Dress Attire?

Making a good impression in the workplace begins with personal appearance. Although strict dress codes have relaxed in recent years, there are still guidelines to be followed for both men and women.

How to Waive Your Rights to a Probable Cause Hearing

A probable cause hearing, also known as a preliminary hearing or examining trial, is a court hearing in which a person gets to hear the evidence against him and the probable cause to support a criminal charge. However, it may not always be worth having such a hearing; while it may provide useful inf

Women's Educational Rights in the 20th Century

Education played a large role in the women's rights movement of the 20th century because it was seen as the key to success in gaining political, economic and social equality. Women's groups relied on educating themselves through female-only institutions while continuing to seek admission to male-onl

A Guide To Breath Alcohol Analyzers

Recently, breath alcohol analyzers have become available to private individuals. Just a few years ago, it would have been extremely rare to see one of these devices outside of a police department. Now they are available for sale in specialty stores and online. All breathalyzers sold to consumers mus

The 1% You Don't Hear About

The "Occupy Wall Street" protests of recent months has placed a lot of attention on income inequality and the reviled top 1% of earners.The protestors loudly proclaim themselves to be a part of the 99%, and profess all sorts of beliefs about what should be done to remedy this perceived inj

What Is the Subrogation Statute in Wisconsin?

By definition, subrogation involves the substitution of one party for another in a claim of rights. The purpose of Wisconsin's subrogation statute is to require payment of claims when, in the interests of justice, a party should pay. Subrogation is generally required where one party has paid the deb

Pure Comparative Negligence

To work with the problem of blame and fault in claims involving injuries caused by negligence, certain states have adopted various philosophies regarding claims eligibility. In many cases, confusion can spawn from unclear circumstances of who is precisely to blame, and who retains the right to file

Ohio Repossession Collection Laws

towing truck image by Aleksandr Ugorenkov from Fotolia.comOhio, like most states, has adopted the Uniform Commercial Code to regulate secured transactions that occur in Ohio. Ohio law considers a transaction "secure" when a third-party creditor loans a consumer money to purchase an item....

How to Report Web Fraud

Countless Internet users fall prey to web fraud. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, web-based scams -- including credit card fraud, non-delivery of goods or services and identity theft -- cost citizens millions of dollars each year. While filing a complaint does not guarantee you will