Legal Articles

Is Giuliani Facing Being Disbarred?



During the rally immediately before the Capitol Hill riots, Giuliani said, “If we’re wrong, we will be made fools of, but if we’re right, a lot of them will go to jail. So let’s have trial by combat!” And who could have possibly thought those words just might get Giuliani disbarred? Any sane person, actually. […]

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Biden’s Newly-Threatened Impeachment… Wait, What?



Let me recap this roller-coaster that’s been the last week for you real quick. Ready? Trump tries to get Pence to overturn certification, Pence nopes the F out so Trump incites a mob, mob storms capital, Giuliani is facing being disbarred for his comments at the speech, Trump debates pardoning himself, Trump gets impeached a […]

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Trump Refusing To Pay Lawyer Rudy Giuliani



Another bill Trump refuses to pay. Who could have ever possibly predicted or seen this coming? (That’s sarcasm.) But, then again, I suppose former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani didn’t see it coming… somehow. Giuliani spent the past few months traveling across the country on behalf of Trump. He’s filed suits with the Supreme Court […]

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Trump Is  – Officially – The First President To Be Impeached Twice



The House voted last week (Wends Jan 13th) to impeach Trump. Making him the first president in history to have the, uh, antithesis-of-honor of being impeached a second time. If you’re not familiar with how impeachment works, the articles of impeachment now go to the Senate for the Senate to debate. However, Majority Leader Mitch […]

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Trump Plans To Run 2024, But Can He Pardon Himself?



In a statement where Trump chastises the rioters he so whole-heartedly incited, called “special”, and said he loved the night before, Trump hints that he plans on running again in 2024. Wow… this just keeps going. Here’s the short version of what Trump said; “While this represents the end of the greatest first term in […]

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Will Trump Get Indicted Or Impeached (Round 2)



If you think that Trump doesn’t deserved to be impeached, barred from holding office ever again, and charged with – bare minimum – inciting domestic terrorism, I have a number for you: 6,200. That’s roughly the number of nuclear missiles Trump has access to launch pretty much whenever he damn well decides he wants to. […]

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What Happened At Capitol Hill: A Blow-By-Blow



We already covered why the lynch-mob style crowd marched on Capitol Hill, but what actually happened during the riot at the Capitol? Well, quite a bit, actually. So much that America – once again – is front-page news in other countries. Getting public criticism that, as an American, I don’t disagree with. Namely the US […]

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Why People Marched On Capitol Hill: A Blow-By-Blow



If you’re like the majority of the US, you’re probably feeling pretty shell-shocked by the events on Capitol Hill yesterday. What happened? Why did it happen? And – most importantly – will it happen again? In an effort to break this down as thoroughly as possible, I’ve had to break this article into two sections. […]

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Suing Your Landlord: How, When, Why, & Should You Bother?



So your landlord sucks. Now you want to know if you can sue them, how you’d go about doing that, and what you can expect to get, right? Before you consider suing your landlord, consider what you might have to sacrifice to win. Not every battle is worth dying for. And this one may or […]

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Drug Decriminalization Laws Setup For Rehaul Throughout US



On election night, Oregon became the first state in the US to decriminalize small quantities of hard drugs. Drugs like methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin, to name a few. The Oregon drug initiative will allow people arrested with small amounts of hard drugs to avoid going to trial, and possible jail time, by paying a $100 fine and […]

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Why Trump’s Lawsuit Tactics Won’t Turn The Election



You probably heard that Biden won the election. You also probably heard that Trump plans to fight his loss in court by filing lawsuits. Against the country he still runs for the time being.  So far we have Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Georgia is also undergoing a recount, which, according to Trump’s campaign, is on […]

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What Is Impeachment & How Does It Work, Exactly?



By definition, impeachment is a formal charge of misconduct made against someone holding public office. The purpose is to bring charges against a government official. Being impeached does not – by default – remove any official from office. Of course, in most cases, it’s the hope that this government official will be eventually removed from office […]

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War Drafts – What You Should Know About the Return of the Draft



The military draft may sound like a thing of the past, but as political tension grows in the United States, some citizens have a growing concern about an upcoming war – and the draft being reinstated as a result.  The United States military draft started in 1940 with the Selective Training and Service Act. Over […]

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Fake News: History, Laws, & Is It Going To Ruin The Election… Again?



Free Press was supposed to advance knowledge and create a more informed public. But the problem was – or is, really – that there aren’t many standards for what can be published. This makes the communication of ideas, beliefs, and viewpoints of the world possible, which is great. But it also opens the floodgates of […]

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Privacy Laws: Why It Matters, What To Do, & Important FAQs



The slew of emails about privacy policies and terms of service updates, popups, cookie consents, and general Googling of “What is a cookie?” spiked post-GDPR. The finalization of GDPR ushered in a whole new age of consumer awareness. As did the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Which, beyond doubt, pushed GDPR to the forefront of policy maker’s […]

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Deportation: Human Rights, FAQ, & What To Do



Most Americans have a vague sense of deportation. It’s this thing that happens where someone is in the US and then they’re not allowed to be in the US anymore. Of course, right now there’s a ton of controversy surrounding this. Despite it’s consistent news coverage, most Americans still don’t understand what deportation actually entails, […]

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Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Limits, Expenses & FAQ



FSA, also known as Flexible Spending Account, can be used to pay for copayments, deductibles, prescription drugs, and other healthcare expenses. Setting up an FSA can reduce your payroll taxes, but in most instances, you need to get one through your job and meet some minimum requirements.   What Is An FSA A Flexible Spending […]

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Census 2020: Everything You Need To Know Before You Say No



Let me start with the most important part of the article: responding to the census is required by the constitution. Not doing the census and/or refusing to talk to a census taker is against the law and you could get fined. And if you think, “Yeah, sure, but they wouldn’t enforce it. That’d be ridiculous.” […]

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What To Expect With An IRA: Traditional, Roth, SEP, & SIMPLE



An IRA is an Individual Retirement Account. It’s similar to a 401K, except that you can get one even if your employer doesn’t offer it. This is particularly great if you’re self-employed or a small business owner! But, even if you have a 401(K), you can still get an IRA. And we’ll discuss later whether […]

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Outdated & Weird Laws You Can Still Be Charged With



Don’t kill bigfoot, keep an “adequate supply” of TP in coal mines, and – whatever you do – don’t make gross cheese. If you’re wondering what weird laws your state has, don’t worry. We broke down the weirdest laws in every state below.   Alabama: No Dominoes On Sunday In Alabama, it’s illegal to pretend […]

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