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Sperm Donor or Father?

Four years ago, a Kansas man donated sperm, but now the courts want him to pay child support. Another example of how technology is several steps ahead of law, because these questions have yet to be fully answered.  If he

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NJ Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens

New Jersey has finally opened its first medical marijuana clinic in Montclair.  The Greenleaf Compassion Center (great name) opened its doors to the first twenty patients on December 6, 2012. The legal wrangling between the federal and state laws around

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Posted in Law

DOT Random Drug Testing Rates Update

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has updated the random testing rates for the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).  PHMSA now requires 25% testing starting in 2013.

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Marijuana Still Not Allowed For Truck Drivers

The DOT has announced that marijuana is still not allowed for truck drivers and others in safety-sensitive positions.  This is not a surprise, but the DOT felt that it was important to reinforce the message in light of recent state-level

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What Happens to Your Digital Content After Your Passing?

Who will inherit your digital content?  Your iTunes library, your Amazon Kindle and Nook e-books, etc.? MarketWatch has an article describing how people must consider these things when doing their estate planning.  Last year I wrote about passwords living on

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