Law Journal

The Law Journal is a legal periodical covering notable court decisions, legislation and news concerning the law. Appropriate for attorneys but written to ensure everyone can easily understand the law.

  1. News Mixed Martial Arts Bill Passes, Soon Legal in New York State

    The New York State Assembly passed Bill A02604 legalizing professional mixed martial arts. After being banned since 1997 under New York's combative sports law, mixed martial arts bouts are one...
  2. News India’s New Start-up Action Plan Offers Tax Breaks

    The action plan defines what constitutes a “start-up” and only those entities that meet the specified criteria will be eligible for the various benefits offered under the “Start-up India” program.
  3. News Does Obama’s Gun Control Plan Lack Ammunition?

    President Obama shared his gun control plan designed to increase the scope of licensing and background check requirements on the sale of firearms. Does this executive order cover far less than...
  4. News iYogi Sued for Tech Support Scam by Attorney General

    The state attorney general of Washington State announced that they were suing iYogi and its President, Vishal Dhar, to stop a rampant tech support services scam. In most of these tele-support...
  5. News Yahoo Faces Text Messaging Class Action Lawsuit

    A federal court judge ordered Yahoo to face a class action lawsuit alleging the company sent unsolicited text messages to Sprint cellphone users in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  6. News Justice Scalia's Remarks Ignite Racial Controversy

    Activists and news outlets debated whether comments made during oral argument by U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, contained racist overtones. A decision by the Supreme Court in Fisher...
  7. News First Transgender Staff Appointed to White House

    A recent Obama administration announcement stated that President Obama has appointed the first openly transgender White House staff member.
  8. Columns White Collar Crime: Do The Harsh Sentences Fit The Crime?

    The term for cybercrime and similar non-violent charges is “white collar” which refers to criminal charges that can range from internet fraud, possession and distribution of copyright materials.