Annually, for the last several years, Attorney Perry A. Craft has read and studied the decisions of the United States Supreme Court and then given speeches or lectures to lawyers about them. In every Supreme Court Term, the high Court writes decisions interpreting the Constitution and other laws. The Supreme Court has the final […]
In November 2016, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. His four-year term as President begins in January 2017. When campaigning for the Presidency, Mr. Trump repeatedly pledged to build a wall between Mexico and the U.S. and to make Mexico pay for it; furthermore, he took a hard line on immigration, […]
While many colleges and programs provide assistance for earning college degrees or learning trades, colleges and trade schools are not cheap. Even with scholarships and grants, students face financial difficulties and challenges. To finance their education, most students apply for and receive loans or financial assistance from state and federal governments; however, students with […]
In America, individuals caught breaking the law are arrested, charged, and then prosecuted. If they are convicted or if they plead guilty, lawbreakers are subject to fines and incarceration, or spending time in jail or prison.
The rationale for sending those convicted of crimes to jail or prison is to deter them and others from […]
In the United States, citizens and non-citizens alike have rights guaranteed and protected by the United States Constitution. In the criminal justice system, one set of Constitutionally-protected rights is known as “Miranda rights.”
Miranda rights were announced by the United States Supreme Court fifty years ago in the case of Ernesto Miranda versus the State […]
Cars, trucks, and SUVs are necessities in America. They are expensive to buy, maintain, and run. Most vehicles require regular gasoline fill-ups. Most of the time, citizens do not experience problems with the gasoline at gas stations. Nevertheless, problems with bad gasoline do occur.
Recently, a Tennessee driver experienced a major problem with her car […]
Death is inevitable. Your death will be an emotional and chaotic time for your loved ones. In order to avoid conflict and confusion regarding the disposition of your money and property you leave (who receives what), have a will. A last will and testament (hereafter referred to as a “will”) is a legally binding […]
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services frequently updates the “news” section of its website to help immigrants keep track of changes in the law and to offer helpful information. If you are relatively new to the process, however, it can be a little tricky to figure out the meaning of these announcements and bulletins. Because […]
Birth tourism is a burgeoning industry where pregnant women from other countries travel to the United States for the purpose of giving birth. These women are eager to take advantage of the fact that a child born in the U.S. automatically is a U.S. citizen and entitled to the benefits that come with it.
The law gives holders of a green card (Lawful Permanent Resident or LPR) holders certain rights and privileges. A green card holder has the privilege of traveling abroad and returning to the United States. When traveling internationally, a green card holder must carry his or her passport from your home country and a valid, […]