Florida DV Victim Goes to Jail

Update (Sept. 1, 2016): The judge described in this post was charged with violations of Florida’s judicial conduct rules and reprimanded by Justices of the Florida Supreme Court. Read the story in the Orlando Sentinel. Original post (Oct. 7, 2015): A Florida judge found a domestic violence victim and single…

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State Landlord-Tenant Laws

Got landlord-tenant law questions? We have your answers right here! We gathered information from every state and the District of Columbia and organized it into the table below to create a convenient launching pad-type tool for you to use as you research your issue. Okay, so we may not have…

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Tenants Defending Eviction Actions Must Pay Money … and Attention

Among the more common legal issues that people handle on their own without an attorney are those involving relationships between landlords and tenants. Landlords don’t always keep their promises or comply with various laws concerning maintaining the properties they rent to tenants, and tenants don’t always keep their promises to…

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Librarians Help Pro Se Litigants Every Day

Librarians are among the few professionals who are on the front lines helping people who represent themselves in court. When I decide to do some legal research in a law library, I first think about going to the local courthouse. If the local courthouse doesn’t have a law library (not…

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Law Libraries in Florida

That’s right. We compiled a list of all the law libraries that are open to the public throughout the state of Florida, and created a table with links to the library websites. We also included links to the local courts, just because we thought you might find that info handy,…

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Heroes for Liberty and Civil Rights

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Access to the courts is among the civil rights guaranteed by the US Constitution. We created LawYou to ease the constriction of that right caused by, among other things, the ever-increasing complexities of our laws and legal systems. Can everyone’s civil rights be impacted by a single protest against injustice,…

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Better Call Saul and a New Vocabulary Word

I haven’t watched it yet, but I’ve heard from a couple of people that the AMC show Better Call Saul should have a place among our Pop-Court posts. Here’s the series description from Google Play: Better Call Saul is the prequel to the award-winning series Breaking Bad, set six years before Saul…

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