National pardons in Canada and how to get one

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The national pardon in Canada is received by individuals that manage to meet certain criteria. In this article we will take a look at what pardons are, how they work in Canada and what does someone need to get a pardon. First of all, let’s take a look at pardons in general. Pardons are acts through which..

The Summer Internship: Make or Break Your Law Career?

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All law students are aware of the summer internship, and that crazy competition that goes into these precious opportunities to get real-world law experience in the middle of your law school journey. But do you ever find yourself wondering why there are all this rush and all this competition for the relatively few internship positions..

How to Handle a Hit-and-Run Accident

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After a typical automobile accident, all drivers involved in the accident exchange information so insurance companies and civil court can sort out necessary awards to cover medical costs, repair damages and potentially compensate for any lost wages on part of the victim. It is the responsibility of drivers involved in an accident to respond by..

What is Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can provide relief from overwhelming debt. Filing for bankruptcy means that a person or business is unable to pay their outstanding debt.  The process of filing for bankruptcy involves meeting with a judge and coming up with a payment schedule. The court can also write off some debts. When business files for..

5 Tips for Finding the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal defense lawyers provide legal representation to individuals who have a lawsuit filed against them or have been charged with criminal conduct. Federal, state, or local government makes criminal charges, whereas an individual or company usually brings civil cases. A criminal defense attorney will help identify key pretrial issues and help with all the legal issues related to..

Dog Bite and Claims- Why you should consider making a Claim

Dogs may be considered as the perfect companion for humans, but their potential for risk should not be unseen. Millions of people are attacked by dogs each year, which is perhaps the primary reason for dog bite compensation claims becoming popular. If a dog bites you, it significantly affects your physical and mental health. Therefore,..

Five Tips to Help Build a Strong Law School Application

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Do you have dreams of one day becoming a lawyer? If so then it’s best to start mapping out your path to reach your goal, which usually begins with your law school application. Now before you just rush to piece one together, you may want to take a little time to think about how you..

A breakdown of UK road laws and their enforcement

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Commercial vans expert, Van Monster, provide an insight into a list of statistics regarding UK road laws and their enforcement. The law Rule 148: Drivers in England and Wales must not smoke or allow anyone to smoke when in an enclosed private vehicle should someone under 18 be on board. The consequence £50 fine. Is the..

Animal Attack Laws Protect Dog Bite Victims

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A pleasant visit to a home of a family member or friend can soon turn ugly if a dog or other animal they own bites or attacks you. You should be aware that there are Animal Bite Laws created by every state to help determine if the owner of a pet who has attacked you is..

Things to Consider In Personal Injury Cases

Lawyers may sometimes be tempted to accept a seemingly simple personal injury case without knowing the full extent of what these cases can entail. Lawyers who are not experienced in personal injury should be responsible when diving into unfamiliar territory. They should research the law, go to their mentor for advice, acquire co-counsel with experience, or..

Punishment Throughout America: How Does it Vary?

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The United States is known to have a high incarceration rate. In fact, it’s had the highest in the world since 2002. What’s behind the massive amount of people in prison? Many experts believe that long prison sentences and excess laws are mostly to blame. Does is make sense to deny help to those who need..

Fly-tipping: how rife is it and what can you do to prevent it?

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All across the UK, incidents of fly-tipping are frequently seen. What’s more, many lawbreakers use farm land as the site to dump their waste illegally as opposed to going through the authorised channels. Here, farm estate insurance specialists Lycetts set out what can be done by those who have found that their property has become a fly-tipping..

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