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In the world of civil matters that are in dispute, there are also many good reasons jurors are not allowed to hear or see certain information. One such evidentiary rule remains a thorn in the side of plaintiffs.

Paul Samakow, CommDigiNews Legal Expert, interviewed by The Hill

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CommDigiNews legal expert Paul Samakow was interviewed by the hill on JASTA. Understand the issue and see the video here

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Rape laws need to include assaults against unconscious women. Statutes of limitations need to be eliminated. Bill Cosby's case is a prime example of why.

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Big business wants reduced or eliminated enforcement of laws against discrimination and pollution. Insurance companies want judges to rule against people who have been injured – even when they deserve compensation – and insurers want damage awards to be reduced.

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Obama vetoed JASTA legislation Friday, claiming other countries will allow suits against U.S. Congress may override. Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has lots of money.

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Food for thought here: work taping could get the recorder fired (retaliation), and there is often little the recorder can then do, even if the recording is to prove or document illegal discrimination or harassment.

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Some lawsuits are legitimate. Other "legal" matters beg the question "What were they thinking" in ways that range from the horrible to the insane.

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Attorneys have gotten a bad rap, sometimes due to the ads they run. Think "ambulance chasers." Here's the truth of the matter straight from a real attorney.

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In 1914, the United State Supreme Court stated that an insurance company's dealings are of the greatest public interest, like those of a bank. Today, insurance companies are focused solely on maximizing profits, not serving those they insure.

You have some critical choices to make once you have decided to proceed with your divorce. Photo: Attlia Kefeli/Creative Commons

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If the divorce rate is, as some say, over fifty percent, then these issues are among the most important ones over half of all people will have to reconcile.

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