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The Dangers of Dating Websites

On April 21, 2011 By Yoshana Jones


The popularity of dating websites has increased in recent years due to their easy accessibility to users and the busyness of working professionals. We have all seen the dating websites’ commercials that virtually promise that your true love is only a mouse-click away. The couples appear to be in love while kissing [...]

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Kevin Garnett Probably Has Sharp Elbows

On April 27, 2010 By JETLaw

In contact sports, injuries often occur, and the line where an honest play turns into violent assault is a blurry one. The line gets clearer, however, when violence occurs after a play has stopped.

A few days ago, in an NBA first-round playoff game, power forward Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics elbowed [...]

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Cheering Chill in Wisconsin?

On January 28, 2009 By JETLaw

On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court, in Noffke v. Bakke, ruled that high school cheerleaders qualify for civil liability restriction under state law. The court’s ruling, apparently a first in the United States, was handed down in a suit by a cheerleader (Noffke) alleging negligence against her spotter (Bakke), who failed to catch [...]

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