US Tax Versus Other Countries

The US tax system causes a lot of stress and frustration every year. It leads to countless complaints regarding complicated processes, high-rates, and more, and if you ask the average US citizen they’ll tell you that the US system is one of the least forgiving and the most complicated in the world. But how true […]

California Law vs Other US Laws

Laws can be vastly different across the United States and in many ways it’s like 50 different countries all located in close proximity. But nowhere are these laws more different than in the state of California, which likes to do things its own way. These laws have created a unique legal system in the state, […]

Which Countries Have the Strictest Laws?

No matter how much you disagree with the laws in the United States, there’s a good chance that those same laws will be much stricter in other countries. In fact, it’s a near certainty, as citizens in many countries around the world simply aren’t afforded the same sort of freedom found in the US. In […]

Libel vs Slander: What is the Difference?

Libel, slander and defamation are often confused with one another, but the differences between these three legal terms are quite significant and can mean the difference between no lawsuit and a very expensive one if you are found guilty of them. Slander vs Libel Libel and slander are forms of defamation, which is a damaging […]

When you Need a Car Accident Attorney vs When you do Not

If you have been injured in a car accident and file an insurance claim, you need some help from an attorney. The insurance company spends a lot of time and money on evaluating claims and trying to prevent as many of them as they can, so if you want to get some deserved money out […]

How Many Appeals Result in Reversals? 2018 Stats

How Many Appeals Result in Reversals

The US legal system is one of the most complex in the world. It serves a huge population, it changes on a state-by-state basis and in many of those states the law of capital punishment exists. All of this creates a system that is far more intricate than any other system in the world. And […]

How Many Innocent People Have Been Executed in the US?

How Many Innocent People Have Been Executed in the US?

  One of the arguments that raises its head during the death penalty debate is the fact that we don’t always know with absolute certainty that the accused committed the crime. Even if that person confesses, you can’t be sure that they weren’t forced into that confession, or they weren’t under great mental stress when […]

Transgender Rights in the United States of America

Transgender Rights

In 2017 Danica Roem wrote her self into the US history books when she became the first openly transgender state lawmaker. It represented a big moment for the community, but it was one of the few positives in what became a very negative year. President Trump threatened to repeal Obamacare, which many transgender people rely […]

Harassment vs Bullying: Differences and Definitions

Harassment vs Bullying

The world is less tolerant of harassment and bullying than ever. From the workplace to the school playground, this behavior is finally getting the bad press it deserves, it is finally being brought to the fore and being stumped out. Or at least that’s what you could be forgiven for thinking. The truth is that the stories […]

Working in the US Versus Other Countries

Working in the US

The US seems to have some fairly good employment benefits and workers’ rights when compared to other countries. We like to moan, to pretend that even third-world countries have it better than us but surely this is not the case? In the US, you can file workers’ compensation claim should you need to and there are also many […]