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  • Congress Passes Bill to Increase Safety Regulations

    Congress has passed a bill that will substantially increase the Consumer Product Safety Commission's regulatory powers. The bill, which passed the House with a 424-1 vote and the Senate with an 89-3 vote, comes after an increase of recalls throughout the toy industry. While legislation that increase... Read more

  • Action Against Sagging Pants Raises Question of Civil Rights

    Police Chief David Dicks of Flint, Mich., has made it a point to stop a certain fashion trend, telling officers to cite anyone seen wearing pants low around the waist. He claims that "this immoral self-expression goes beyond free speech; it rises to the level of indecent exposure/disorderly persons.... Read more

  • U.S. Court of Appeals Finds School Strip Search Unconstitutional

    On July 11, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Redding v. Safford Unified School District #1 that a strip search performed on a 13-year-old student at an Arizona middle school was unconstitutional. The ruling came after an unsuccessful appeal by the student's family. Savana Redding was s... Read more

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Death Penalty in Cases of Child Rape

    A recent ruling by the Supreme Court further defined the standards of capital punishment in America. Citing the Eighth Amendment's prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment, the Court ruled in Kennedy v. Louisiana that individuals found guilty of child rape may not receive the death penalty. Patri... Read more

  • GetLegal.com at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting

    The Attorney Store and GetLegalTV just completed our first event under our new name, GETLEGAL.com. We were in Houston, TX at the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Annual Meeting and enjoyed seeing so many new and familiar faces. For the first time, we were able to market all products for GetLegal.com: C... Read more

  • The New TheAttorneyStore.com

    Along with providing exciting new resources at GetLegal.com, we have given our online store a complete makeover. We have increased our product offerings to include everything from everyday office supplies to office furnishings to computer systems. Along with quick and easy ordering, TheAttorneySt... Read more

  • AITLAmerica Inaugural Meeting: A Great Success

    Just got back from the Beautiful Hyatt Regency-Union Station in St. Louis, MO for the inaugural meeting of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (AITLAmerica). Over 125 personal injury attorneys who focus on 18-Wheeler accidents attended and learned so much on how to gain new ca... Read more

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