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How to Protect Your Legal Aid Society and Volunteer in 2020

NEW YORK — How to Protect Yourself From Lawsuit and Fraud, Legal Aid Lawyer John B. Ruggles writes for Bloomberg L.P. and has been covering the rise and fall of legal aid in the United States since the early 2000s.The Legal Aid Association has seen a big spike in...

Legal blind prescription for an eye injury

An eye injury that required an operation to repair is now legally blind.The Oregon Legal Foundation said Monday that its “Legal Blind” prescription is available to legally blind people without a prescription and for anyone who can’t afford a full prescription.The foundation’s website states, “Anyone with an injury that...

New York to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate legally

New York City has signed off on allowing medical marijuana shops to operate, officials said Monday, as state lawmakers debated a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he hopes the legislation will allow medical patients to buy and possess cannabis.Medical marijuana will...

How to stop the IRS from targeting conservative groups for tax-exempt status

The IRS has repeatedly denied that it has targeted conservative groups in an effort to stymie their political activities, but the agency’s internal watchdog has raised concerns about some of the groups that were targeted.A report from the IRS’s inspector general says that while the agency has taken steps...

Which are the legal aspects of the NSA’s surveillance program?

The government’s sweeping collection of phone records, emails, text messages, and other communications data has been the subject of a legal battle in Washington, D.C., for years.Now, the government is preparing to start the process of collecting the data itself.The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a lower...