Law and Legal Infographics



Stay Safe Out There

Crime is an ever-present problem, whether it’s at home, or on the road. Here is an infographic entitled “Stay Safe Out There” full of tips and statistics behind crimes and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from burglary, robbery, and vehicle theft. While home robberies have dropped 52% in the last 17 years, 34 million homes are still falling victim to burglaries.

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The Real Cost of Auto Theft

Auto theft is one of the most common crimes in the U.S., and if it happens to you, the hidden costs can easily break the bank. With thieves becoming more brazen every day, your best defense is a high-tech recovery device that gets your car back quickly and with less damage. A speedy recovery makes a huge difference in cost and convenience, and helps police nab the criminals.

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How To Protect Yourself From A Lawless America

Home burglaries are all too prevalent in the United States. Having the security of one’s home violated and personal possessions stolen is something everyone would like to avoid. While there is no foolproof way to completely prevent burglaries, there are steps that you can take to protect your home from break-ins.

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The Biggest Pop Culture Trademark Blunders

Registering a trademark isn’t as simple as filling out an application and paying your fees. Just ask Jeremy Lin (of “Linsanity” fame), Donald Trump and Harley Davidson – all of whom have faced challenges securing their desired trademarks. The following infographic details on their specific cases and for even more pop culture trademark blunders.

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The Decriminalization of Marijuana

Every 37 seconds someone in the United States is arrested for marijuana possession. 55% of Americans believe that the drug, that has never been a primary cause of death, should be legalized, taxed, and regulated like alcohol. What do you think? Explore this issue in the following infographic.

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How Intellectual Is Your Property

Did you know that intellectual property (IP) accounts for 20% of the US gross domestic product (GDP) and for 40% of the country’s economic gains? Or that IP-intensive industries employ close to 55 million workers? If you find yourself in one of these fields, it’s important to know the background of intellectual property and IP law in order to understand how to protect your own work.

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What to Look For in a Private Detective Agency

Given the sometimes shady nature of the business, sometimes potential clients are afraid to hire private detectives to solve their problems. This infographic shows what customers should know before deciding which private investigation agency to hire.

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All Rise: A Case Against Hourly Billing Legal Fees

The legal industries billing model needs to change. Hourly billing has proven to be an outdated and unfair model. Check out the infographic below presented by San Diego Law Firm to learn about hourly billing and how it’s not really beneficial to lawyers or their clients.

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The Secrets Behind Intelligence Gathering

If the recent NSA surveillance disclosures have piqued your interest in just how far our government is going to collect information, check out this infographic from North American Investigators to see the different methods used by the U.S. to gather intelligence. From wiretapping phones to pulling data from Google accounts, government agencies like the FBI, CIA, and NSA are monitoring known suspects, potential suspects, American citizens and foreigners alike.

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Incarceration in the US: Dissecting the World’s Largest Prison Population

The United States has one of the greatest populations in the world. This is why crime is not uncommon. However, the prison system has needed to shoulder the burden that has been placed on it by the justice system. No other country places more people into the prison system than America. One percent of its population is currently in jail. This accounts for more than ten million crimes committed each year. There has to be a solution to the problem.

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How Economic Recession Has Affected Law Enforcement

The University of Cincinnati put together a piece that illustrates how the economy has affected American law enforcement with the trouble of providing the same level of service with fewer resources. It explores some alarming facts and figures on tightened budgets, officers impacted, services cut and other unique tidbits that help visualize the impact of these cuts.

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Wire Tapping: Privacy vs. Security

From the Bill of Rights to Edward Snowden, there has always been a battle between the right to privacy and the prying eyes of the government. Should privacy be compromised for security, or security for privacy? In the following infographic, learn about some key events that took us from the Fourth Amendment to Prism.

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The Biggest, Most Disastrous Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Did you know that many states have a cap for medical malpractice? While some states have a cap for this (Maryland being the highest at $785,000) others rule it is unconstitutional to have such caps. One of the most disastrous medical malpractice payouts was an incident involving ketchup packets. The incident involved a 36 year old man who was on life support from a traumatic brain injury after he passed away the autopsy reported unopened ketchup packets, plastic bags and paper towels were found in his stomach and bowls.

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