Blog Posts in July, 2014

  • America Has 25% of the World's Criminals

    || 24-Jul-2014

    According to the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, although the United States only has 5% of the world's population, we incarcerate 25% of the world's criminals. As a result, he has addressed the American Bar Association and announced a complete overhaul of the federal drug prosecution process. Interestingly, it is estimated that the United States spends $8.7 on law enforcement ...
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  • Landords Have New Duty to Inspect

    || 9-Jul-2014

    If a tenant is injured by a defect at his or her apartment on something that the landlord should have discovered on physical inspection, the landlord is now responsible for those injuries, according to a new Michigan Court of Appeals opinion. Up until now, landlords had argued that they only had to repair items that they knew about. Not so, says the Judge M.J. Kelly of the Michigan Court of ...
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