Category: Law and Legal Infographics
Despite society’s increasingly tolerant attitude towards marijuana, the drug is still considered illegal under federal law. The future of marijuana prohibition is not entirely certain—will federal anti-marijuana legislation prevail, or will we one day look back on the marijuana ban as we look back on alcohol prohibition today?
Do you develop healthcare applications? If yes, then you must understand the laws surrounding PHI and HIPPA and how they relate to application development. This infographic explores what every app developer should know about HIPAA .
Effective January 1, 2015, Minnesota’s expungement law provides new opportunities for people to seal criminal records. Sometimes called Minnesota’s new “Second Chance Law,” the ability to successfully seal a criminal record and get a fresh start is now possible.
Before you travel it is always advised that you make yourself aware of the local laws and customs. The last thing you want on your travels is a heavy fine or time behind bars, because, the money is probably better being put towards a more fulfilling experience! With that in mind, here are some strange laws from around the world you may want to ‘know before you go.’
Today our Miranda Rights are a well established element of the criminal justice system, but prior to 1966 no such rights were granted to suspected law breakers. Ernesto Miranda was questioned without being advised of his legal rights and without a lawyer. This incident is what led to the birth of our right to counsel and current day Miranda Rights. This infographic explores the establishment of Miranda Rights and five additional cases that helped put some of today’s more commonplace procedures into action.
Medical negligence kills more than 210,000-400,000 people in the U.S. each year. Despite the detrimental results of medical negligence, the overwhelming majority of cases never make it to court. Only a fraction of those cases result in a verdict for the plaintiff, and in many states damages caps limit the amount that may be awarded to victims.
Here is an entertaining interactive infographic and poll from Mary Monson Solicitors to see if the United States or the United Kingdom has the more civilized legal system. Cast your vote in worldwide poll.
Driving abroad can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to remember to drive on the other side of the road but strange road signs, different etiquette and unusual roads can put the chills up even the most seasoned driver. Not only that, but in some countries you also have to content with some seriously strange laws.
Receiving speeding and parking tickets are recognized as normal road penalties. However, there are some pretty strange and outlandish driving laws that can raise a few eyebrows. It’s time to put your seat-belts on as Sinnamon Lawyers exposes some of the weirdest and wackiest driving laws around the world.
Last year 90,000 people alone were convicted of drink driving in the UK, so Hammond Trotter Solicitors have pulled together some facts that you may not have known to help you keep your license when in doubt about drinking and driving.
Over the centuries, there have been numerous bizarre wills that have come to the attention of the masses, some as a result of the individual’s own fame, while others for their sheer eccentricity. Here is an infographic from the team at Slater Heelis that provides details on five weird and wonderful wills throughout history.
Shopping for the perfect swimsuit can oftentimes be tough, but once you know what bathing suits work for your body type, you’ll find the most flattering swimsuit in no time. This infographic from Hot Beauty Health very beautifully focuses on the common body shapes of women.
Militarized police, sophisticated surveillance, and normal citizens with little say in what goes on. The US has all the trappings of an all-powerful police state. The following infographic looks at whether the United States is becoming a police state or not.
This eye-opening infographic poses the question: ‘Should Cannabis Be Legalized?’ The information presented below, put together by Cannabis Seeds, collates stats on projected tax revenue benefits, current annual cannabis use in the UK, survey statistics and more to paint a picture of a nation which might soon start to see some reforms come into effect.