Do Antitrust Laws Hinder Businesses?

Antitrust Laws

Antitrust laws are an important part of America’s law history. They ensure that fair competition exists in an open-market economy and, when used correctly, they help everyone and stimulate a healthy economy. However, antitrust laws were created for an economic system that is pure and perfect all the time, an unrealistic expectation of our current …

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Pledge of Allegiance Law in Florida Schools Under the Microscope

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Who doesn’t remember participating in the Pledge of Allegiance? The Pledge used to be a staple in all American schools, though a parade of legal battles and decisions over the past half-century have broken up this standard and made the ceremony much more controversial. The most recent spat over the Pledge recently occurred in the …

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Several Florida Laws, Including New Gun Law, Will Go to Vote January 12th

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During the past session, both chambers of Florida’s Legislature failed to address top-priority votes, including the constitutionally-mandated vote on a budget. Given these failures, Florida’s Legislature will be voting on several laws when the next session begins on January 12th, 2016. Among these laws is a new gun law that is being lauded by critics …

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Controversial Open Carry Law in Florida

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Guns are an integral part of the fabric of American society, whether we like it or not. With deep roots in the second amendment and our country’s revolutionary origins, it is no surprise that there is a lot of gun love in America today. However, there is also a lot of fear and suspicion of …

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Florida Supreme Court Tackles Stand Your Ground

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Although Stand Your Ground laws have been adopted by many states, their application as a defense in a court of law still remains highly controversial. Since its very publicized enactment of the law in 2005, Florida in particular has had many self defense cases that have made headlines due to controversial uses of Stand Your …

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