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How Good Samaritan Laws Work

 How Good Samaritan Laws Work

Good Samaritan laws are intended to protect you from a lawsuit if you help strangers during an emergency. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Things That Aren't Free Speech

 10 Things That Aren't Free Speech

Free speech is a very guarded freedom, but that doesn't mean citizens can say whatever they like with no punishment. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Free Speech Works

 How Free Speech Works

In the U.S., can you truly say anything you want, or are there limits? Find out how free speech works at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Most Common Attractive Nuisances

 10 Most Common Attractive Nuisances

Attractive nuisances often draw the attention of children and can cause injuries or even death. What common features of your neighborhoods are considered attractive nuisances? See more »

How a Memorandum of Understanding Works

 How a Memorandum of Understanding Works

A memorandum of understanding can be perfect in situations where a contract is too formal, but a handshake isn't enough. Read about MOUs at HowStuffworks. See more »

10 Controversial Court Cases

 10 Controversial Court Cases

Controversial court cases can both tear communities apart and shape our history for the better. Take a look at these 10 controversial court cases in the U.S. See more »

What makes evidence inadmissible in court?

 What makes evidence inadmissible in court?

What makes evidence inadmissible in court is determined by the Federal Rules of Evidence. Learn exactly what makes evidence inadmissible in court here. See more »

11 Stupid Legal Warnings

 11 Stupid Legal Warnings

Some product warning labels are so obvious it's ridiculous, while others are just downright silly. Read our list of 11 stupid legal warnings. See more »

How Lawsuits Work

 How Lawsuits Work

Lawsuits are a common part of life these days. Learn about civil vs. criminal lawsuits, steps to filing lawsuits, settling lawsuits out of court and the trial process and lingo. See more »