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Landlord-Tenant Law

landlord-tenant law: an overview

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Estate Planning

estate planning: an overview

Estate planning is the process by which an individual or family arranges the transfer of assets in anticipation of death. An estate plan aims to preserve the maximum amount of wealth possible for the intended beneficiaries and flexibility for the individual prior to death. A major concern for drafters of estate plans is federal and state tax law.

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Employment discrimination

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  • Code of Federal Regulations: 29 CFR, Chapt. XIV - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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Labor

labor law: an overview

The goal of labor laws is to equalize the bargaining power between employers and employees. The laws primarily deal with the relationship between employers and unions. Labor laws grant employees the right to unionize and allows employers and employees to engage in certain activities (e.g. strikes, picketing, seeking injunctions,lockouts) so as to have their demands fulfilled.

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Marriage

Definition

The legal union of a couple as spouses.  The basic elements of a marriage are: (1) the parties' legal ability to marry each other, (2) mutual consent of the parties, and (3) a marriage contract as required by law.

See also Common-law marriage.

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International Law: an Overview

Personal Autonomy

right of privacy: personal autonomy

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U.S. Supreme Court: Historic Right of Privacy-Personal Autonomy Decisions

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Non-profit organizations

non-profit organizations: an overview

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Negotiable instruments

negotiable instruments law: an overview

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Natural resources

natural resources law: an overview

Natural resources, as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations (40 C.F.R.), encompass land, fish, wildlife, biota, air, water, ground water, drinking water supplies, and other such resources belonging to, managed by, held in trust by, appertaining to, or otherwise controlled by the United States, any State or local government, or any foreign government.

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