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The Basics of Maritime Law

Courts of law around the world can be used for more than criminal defense or divorce cases. Many courts today are used for maritime litigation, or for bankruptcy filing from minor companies. Maritime litigation, in particular, deals with international law regarding ocean-bound vessels and their cargo and crew, and particular lawyers may be hired for maritime litigation cases on either or both sides. Meanwhile, if a small company declares bankruptcy, bankruptcy court and civil rights may become involved as the debtor works with the creditors to devise a solution. What is there to know about maritime litigation or bankruptcy today? […]

Learn More About Labor Racketeering

Through television, many Americans have learned about the criminal justice system. It has been reported that more people learned about their Miranda Rights from the show, “Law and Order” than from any other source. Other areas of law have received less attention. Areas such as intellectual property law, employment law, and environmental law do not get the same treatment. Many people have heard the term “labor racketeering” but do not really understand what it is. The National Criminal Justice Reference System has released a report on this very topic. They published “