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  • GetLegal Wins Web Marketing Association’s Award For Best Legal Website

    Sept. 16, 2008 Euless, Texas — GetLegal, a leader in online legal-information services, received recognition from the Web Marketing Association by winning the WebAward for Best Legal Website. During the 2008 competition, websites from 96 industries were judged independently on design, inn... Read more

  • GetLegal at the Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar

    The GetLegal team had a great week in San Antonio for the Texas Advanced Family Law Seminar from Aug. 10–14. We had productive meetings with existing clients for web services and our attorney directory and also met lots of new faces to discuss marketing needs for law firms. Chief Operating... Read more

  • Debbie Monroe joins GetLegal as President

    Euless, Texas, August 22, 2008 -- GetLegal announced yesterday that Deborah Monroe has joined the company as President. "Debbie is a seasoned professional and brings great vision to GetLegal," said Akhil Saklani, GetLegal's Chief Operating Officer. Chief Executive Officer Philip Galyen added, "She ... Read more

  • Fresh Legal Research and Information at GetLegal

    Legal Research We recently have expanded our Legal Research Center to include pages about Anti-Trust and Trade Regulation, Wills, Trusts and Estates and Environmental Law. Each page provides a number of reliable resources. Find links to credible websites, blogs, associations and agencies, journals... Read more

  • 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

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