Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property: What You Need To Know About Patents, Trademarks, And Copyrights

    All those great ideas you have had for new products, services, or artistic expressions are considered intellectual property. The problem is, if you do not take steps to protect this intellectual property, you may just find that someone else capitalizes on them before you do. The good news is, the law provides you with many different tools to protect the different forms that intellectual property can take. Below you will learn more about these legal tools and how you can use them to protect your thoughts and creations.

  • Arrests And Probable Cause

    Due to a recent incident in Baltimore involving a man named Freddie Grey who died shortly after arrest in police custody, questions have been raised about what standard a police officer should meet when detaining or arresting someone. Here is a brief summary of the standards in place and your rights while being detained or arrested. Arrest and Custody Definition First, some definition of what constitutes arrest is in order. When a person is under arrest the main criteria is whether they are free to leave or not when stopped by a police officer.

  • Have Backup Evidence after an Auto Accident

    Auto accidents sometimes rely on very subjective information or information that could be lose easily. Dents, scrapes, public damage, and other pieces of evidence could be lost or repaired--by malice or by accident--before you're able to use anything as evidence. As soon as possible, take these evidence protection techniques into action in order to keep a reliable backup of your info. Record Everything, Even after the Fact Recording or picture taking may not have occurred to you in the intensity of an auto accident situation.

  • 4 Ways Your Smart Phone Can Help You After A Fender Bender

    If you're like millions of other people, you carry your smart phone with you at all times. When you've just been in a minor car accident, your phone can be a valuable tool in making sure that you can gather important information for your insurance claim or build a case against the other driver. Here are four ways that your smart phone can help you after your fender bender: 1. Calling the Police

  • 3 Tips For Working With A Real Time Court Reporter

    When you hire a court reporter to do a real time deposition, you will be able to see a transcript on your laptop or tablet as the deposition proceeds. This can be an invaluable tool that allows you to make notes and mark testimony. Not only that, but you can transmit the transcript to other locations so that colleagues can see how the deposition is going. However, if you have not worked with a real time court reporter before, here are some tips to make the process go smoothly.

  • About Me

    Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

    Hello, I'm Christina Miller. Have you ever been fascinated with why the law works the way it does? Ever since I was in junior high, I had an intense interest in anything related to our legal system, whether it be a crime drama on television, a judge show or a legal case covered on the news. I followed it all. As time progressed, I began learning about how the actual legal system worked and not just the fictionalized version of our legal system. This has lead me to start writing my own blog posts about law that I hope will help others.