The recent election cycle brought with it the rise of fake news, spread mostly through Facebook. Many people, especially those who may be embarrassed at having spread a fake news story, often wonder why creating fake news is even legal in the first place.
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Legal-Ease: Gratitude is never illegal and always helpful
Analyzing a situation with a perspective of gratitude helps us gain peace of mind. In some instances, it also more effectively resolve disputes or puts challenges behind us. Generally, a client is grateful for the work an attorney does, and an attorney is grateful for a client. But gratitude can help individuals get through disputes or legal situations that would normally seem to cause anger or confusion.
Legal-Ease: Attorneys who specialize or limit their practice areas
It takes specific qualifications for an attorney to be referred to as a “specialist” in a field of law. Many may have more experience in one field or realm than others, but reaching “specialist” status is a technical designation and requires a few steps.
Legal-Ease: Bring ID, not smart phone, into voting booth
“Ballot selfies” taken in Ohio cannot be exhibited or shared with others. By outlawing the ability to prove how someone voted, the law was designed to make it impossible as a practical matter to prove a voter’s compliance with bribes or threats.