What Are the Rules for Presidential Pardons?


The President of the United States is granted many powers under the Constitution. One of these powers is the power to give pardons, which is granted under Article II, Section […]

November Ballot Measure Adds New Privacy Rights for Californians


On November 3, Californians will get the chance to have their voices heard on data privacy. The current law in place regarding data privacy is the California Consumer Protection Act […]

Federal Eviction Moratorium Ending: 30 Days Notice Required


The coronavirus pandemic has caused a countrywide economic downturn, and one of the most vulnerable groups are renters. Recognizing this, many city and state officials have enacted temporary measures to […]

How to Break a Contract Legally

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The global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing regulations have changed nearly every aspect of people’s lives. Most notably, certain activities involving human contact are either discouraged or banned outright. […]

Paid sick leave laws by state and recent federal legislation

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As a result of the coronavirus crisis, the federal government, along with several states and municipalities are taking emergency legal actions, including making changes to the law. While a new […]

AB-5 exemptions and opportunities: Should I form an LLC?

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California’s new law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), codified a state supreme court decision reclassifying what constitutes an independent contractor versus an employee. The intention behind the law is to stop […]

CA Assembly Bill 5 update

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California’s new bill Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5)  has been in effect for less than a month and it already has had its fair share of legal challenges. AB-5 went into […]

CCPA compliance tips for bloggers and other online entrepreneurs

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Beginning January 1, certain businesses must become compliant under the California Consumer Protection Act. The businesses that must follow suit meet one of the following criteria: 1) The business has […]

CCPA compliance tips for employers

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Starting January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) takes effect, with enforcement of the law beginning July 1. This bill will affect businesses that meet any of the […]

Data privacy laws in the US: 4 states to watch

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Over a year has passed since the EU’s data privacy law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), was enacted. Unlike the European Union, the United States has declined to take a […]

A CCPA compliance checklist for marketers and advertisers

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The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) becomes law beginning January 1, 2020 and will start being enforced by the California Attorney General starting July 1. The bill has been touted […]

AB-5 and freelance writers: What’s the impact of the CA law?

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Many California freelance writers fear the financial repercussions that Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) will bring in 2020. Effective January 1, AB-5 targets gig economy workers, who are currently classified as […]