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What Are Punitive Damages?

What Are Punitive Damages? In a civil case, if the claims of the lawsuit are proven by the plaintiff, they can receive damages. Damages are compensatory or punitive. Under compensatory damages, the plaintiff can receive damages that cover either economic
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What Is Discovery

What is an Informal And Formal Discovery What is an Informal And Formal Discovery? This article refers to the process of discovery in civil cases. Discovery is an important legal process that allows all parties to request and gather information.On a case through depositions and exchange of documents.This
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Evading Police – What Will Happen?

Evading Police – What Will Happen? Evading Police? Many of our favorite action movies include a scene where multiple police cars chase a suspect down a highway or through a major city center. These scenes seem exciting and packed with
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DUI Charges with a Commercial Driver’s License

DUI Charges with a Commercial Driver’s License DUI Charges with a Commercial Driver’s License Driving under the influence (DUI) laws specify conditions for various types of DUI crimes, such as different kinds of intoxications, as well as separate penalties for those who are arrested for driving under
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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 In the US, federal law grants copyright protection for both published and unpublished works.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 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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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 a Restraining Order?

What is a Restraining Order? What is a Restraining Order? Also known as a protective order, restraining orders are court orders that mandate no contact with the individual who has implemented the order. While you might assume that these orders would be incredibly difficult to
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