» Feds Raid 7-Elevens Over Immigration, ID Theft
18/06/13 23:08 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
In a raid on 7-Eleven stores on Monday, federal agents busted more than a dozen franchise locations for allegedly hiring victimized illegal immigrants and providing them with stolen IDs. In raids stretching from New York to Virginia, author..
» Whole Foods Says 'Adios' to English-Only Policy
18/06/13 22:21 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Whole Foods has changed its controversial "English-only" policy for workers after drawing ire from customers, thousands of whom had vowed to boycott the upscale retailer. The original language policy, which allegedly caused two New Mexico e..
» Butt Injection Deaths May Lead to Lawsuits
18/06/13 22:01 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
A Mississippi resident faces charges for illegal silicone butt injection deaths in two states. Civil lawsuits are possible as well. Tracey Lynn Garner, also known as Morris Garner, was already accused in a Georgia woman's death from illegal..
» 'Sesame Street' on Parents in Jail: Top 5 Tips
18/06/13 20:21 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
There are more parents in jails and prisons than people might realize. In fact, 1 in 28 children in the United States now has a parent behind bars -- more than the number of kids with a parent who is deployed in the armed forces, according ..
» Gordon Ramsay Lawsuit Serves Up 5 Legal Lessons
18/06/13 19:59 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Outspoken celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's company is being sued by some former servers and baristas over alleged wage and hour violations. What can employers take away from this lawsuit? Four women, who were all employees of The Fat Cow in L..
» With Twitter Disclaimer, You Can Still Get Fired
18/06/13 19:26 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Twitter disclaimers are not magical mithral chainmail for your tweets. Even with such disclaimers, you can still get fired for "your own" salacious opinions in tweet form. NYU professor Geoffrey Miller almost learned this the hard way after..
» Gordon Ramsay Sued by Ex-'Fat Cow' Employees
18/06/13 04:28 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Surprise, surprise, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is being sued. However, it's not for his famously colorful verbal treatment of other chefs and cooks. Instead, some ex-employees at his Los Angeles restaurant, The Fat Cow, are suing his comp..
» Allen Iverson's Ex-Wife Claims He Abducted Kids
17/06/13 22:47 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Ex-NBA star Allen Iverson is accused of abducting his five children, after a short vacation allegedly turned into a permanent stay. Tawanna Iverson, Allen's ex-wife and the mother -- with sole custody -- of their five children, made these l..
» Ariz. Voter 'Citizenship' Law Struck Down
17/06/13 22:33 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
An Arizona voter law requiring proof of citizenship has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. In a 7-2 vote, justices ruled Monday that Proposition 200, an Arizona voter-registration provision enacted in 2004, was pre-empted by federa..
» Silence Isn't Always Golden, Supreme Ct. Rules
17/06/13 22:07 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Suspects who are not in custody, and thus not entitled to Miranda warnings, can have their silence used against them unless they expressly invoke their Fifth Amendment right to remain silent, the U.S. Supreme Court has held. In a 5-4 decisi..
» Juneteenth Shooting: Boy Injured, Teen Arrested
17/06/13 21:43 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
In connection to a Juneteenth shooting, police in Ohio have charged a 15-year-old boy with felonious assault, reports The Columbus Dispatch. The shooting, which occurred Saturday at the Juneteenth Festival at Franklin Park in Columbus, inju..
» After a Break-In, 5 First Steps to Take
17/06/13 20:24 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
After a break-in, what first steps should you take? Unfortunately, home break-ins happen often, and while there is no surefire way to stop them, there are crucial steps you can take if your home has been broken into. Your home should ideall..
» Using 'Boilerplate' Contracts? 3 Legal Risks
17/06/13 19:52 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
Boilerplate contracts may be easy to find and convenient to use, but there are many legal issues that may come with them. First off, what are boilerplate contracts? Also known as standard form or template contracts, you can often find them ..
» E-Cigarettes: 5 Burning Legal Issues
17/06/13 19:21 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
E-cigarettes are selling like inhalable hotcakes since their approval in the United States, but these "safe" cigarettes still face challenges from state and federal laws. These nicotine-vapor devices are currently regulated similar to other..
» How Job Loss Can Affect Child Support
16/06/13 21:52 from FindLaw News - Top Stories
When you lose your job, your child support order doesn't just go away. You still owe the unpaid amount in arrears, which can't be discharged in bankruptcy and usually can't be reduced retroactively. But the court can modify your support obl..