Monthly Archives: March 2018

What is Copyright?

What is Copyright What is Copyright? What is Copyright? One aspect of intellectual property law is copyright protection. In the US, federal law grants copyright protection for both published and unpublished works. The work must be an original piece by the author and
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What is Cyberstalking?

What is Cyberstalking? What is Cyberstalking? As classified by California Penal Code 646.9 PC (stalking laws), cyberstalking occurs when someone stalks another individual through an “electronic communication device.” This form of online harassment leads the victim to fear for their safety because of
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What is considered indecent exposure in California?

What is considered indecent exposure in California? What is considered indecent exposure in California? As a form of the sex crime, California Penal Code 314 PC defines indecent exposure as willfully exposing one’s genitals to another person. An important note necessary to categorize this as indecent exposure
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What is considered Auto Insurance Fraud in California?

What is considered Auto Insurance Fraud in California? What is considered Auto Insurance Fraud in California? According to the California Penal Code, automobile insurance fraud is an act of criminal fraud, but one that concerns the insuring of a car.
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What is California Penal Code 187?

What is California Penal Code 187? What is California Penal Code 187? What is California Penal Code 187? California Penal Code 187 addresses the definitions and punishments for murder. According to the code, murder is defined as the “unlawful killing of a human”, but must be
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Music Publishing Income

Music Publishing Income Music Publishing Income Music Publishing Income, When it comes to music, many people think that those involved in the process simply earn money by consumers purchasing their songs (on iTunes and other legal downloading systems). In fact, the producers, songwriters,
Posted in Commercial Leasing, Entertainment Law

What is Internet Fraud?

What is Internet Fraud? What is Internet Fraud? What is Internet fraud? While a relatively new crime, given that the internet has not been around for more than a few decades, internet fraud or cybercrime is a serious issue that can have disastrous effects on
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What is Misappropriation of Public Funds?

What is Misappropriation of Public Funds? According to California Penal Code 424, the misappropriation of public funds is a serious offense. The aforementioned appropriation is defined as someone in public office, responsible for a certain fund, unlawfully misusing those funds.
Posted in Business Law, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Corporate Law

California Law Against Rape

California Law Against Rape California Law Against Rape Rape, and other forms of sexual violence, occur in most cases as a result of failing to receive proper consent from the victim. Forced acts of sex violate an individual’s bodily autonomy and liberty. This is
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What Is Jury Selection?

  ?What Is Jury Selection When hearing about famous legal cases, we are fixated on the verdict delivered by the jury. However, except for the fact that if selected we all have a legal duty to perform jury duty, most
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