Texas Sues Meta: Biometric Privacy Laws

Electronic privacy has become practically non-existent, especially with the frequent number of violations by tech giants. In more recent years, Texas has created new laws to protect its citizens from electronic and personal data abuse. It is difficult to hold onto privacy when it is easy to leave digital traces through online activity, electronic transactions, […]

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Washington DC Sues Grubhub For Deceptive Trade

Throughout the pandemic, delivery food orders have skyrocketed in popularity as many individuals can enjoy their meals in the safety of their homes. During these times, food delivery companies have greatly profited, some even taking advantage of the large surge of customers. Grubhub, in particular, has made a lot of its revenue from secretly inflating […]

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Recent Sanctions Against Russia

Due to the conflict in Ukraine, the US has imposed numerous sanctions on Russia to discourage diplomatic disagreement. The sanctions were extensive and mainly targeted specific influential individuals in addition to having affected the economic stability of Russia. Even though the sanctions were designed to deescalate the war situation, they had an inflammatory result. Many […]

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New Laws in Effect in 2022

At the start of the year, new laws were introduced to address social problems that had persisted the year before. These laws have come into effect to help improve and protect vulnerable people on a federal level. Many of them focus on issues with wages, animal welfare, abortion, internet access, and other dilemmas. These laws […]

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Imposing Sanctions On Foreign Persons Involved In The Global Illicit Drug Trade

On 15th December 2021, the president of the United States, Joe Biden signed the executive order 1409, titled, "Imposing Sanctions on Foreign Persons Involved in the Global Illicit Drug Trade." The EO is meant to battle narcotics trafficking and foreigners who engage in illegal drug trade into the United States, killing countless Americans each year. […]

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Do I Need To Comply With Shelter-In-Place Orders?

Seeing that the COVID-19 pandemic is showing little to no signs of slowing down, national and state governments have begun imposing measures to curtail the spread of the virus. One such order is the shelter-in-place. These orders are usually given in extremely dangerous situations such as mass shootings or chemical spills. But with frequent spikes […]

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What If I Can't Pay My Rent Because Of COVID?

COVID-19 rendered countless people unemployed due to the global economic downturn, and even more of them became financially destabilized. This made it tricky for a large portion of the populace to keep up with the ever-piling bills, including the rent. While the state and federal governments took some measures to protect tenants from being evicted […]

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Can An Employer Enforce A Covid-19 Liability Waiver In The Workplace?

While businesses have finally decided to open their doors to the employees again, the looming threat of coronavirus is still there. This brings us to the critical challenge that employers are now facing, the danger of being sued by employees if they contract the virus in the workplace. Even with all the safety measures in […]

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Can My Employer Take My Temperature And Send Me Home If I Have Symptoms Of COVID?

In the wake of the COVID-19, government authorities put several safety measures in place to keep the spread of the coronavirus in check. Workplaces were instructed with a new standard operating procedure to control the spread of the virus and to get back to some semblance of normalcy.  Through this, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

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