Did You Know – September 2018

“Slip Law”: No, It’s Not About Your Icy Sidewalks This legal term actually refers to the first official printing of a new law. Once a law is passed, its first publication is distributed as a slip law,unbound with notes written in the margins. The term came about because these laws were originally printed on a “slip” of paper.

#TrendingNow – September 2018

  Apple Phone, Apple Watch, Apple Car? What will you be driving in 2023? Rumors have been swirling for years over Apple’s involvement in the automobile industry. In 2017, Apple was granted a permit from the California DMV to test self-driving vehicles on public roads. Now insiders are speculating that the Apple Car is potentially launching sometime … Continue reading #TrendingNow – September 2018

Something Different – September 2018

Are You a Leftie or Righty? The left-handed brand has had quite the uphill battle. Catholics famously shunned left handedness, although there was never an actual Church teaching on the matter. In some cultures, the left hand is considered unclean, and it’s considered rude to offer your left hand in greeting. Rather than chalking it … Continue reading Something Different – September 2018

Featured Story – August 2018

    Introducing LegalSmart We’re excited to be making a number of changes geared toward providing a better experience for all of our current and future Members. In addition to updating our website and making it more user-friendly, we’re also changing the name of our monthly newsletter from LegalWise to LegalSmart. Things you can look … Continue reading Featured Story – August 2018

Something Different – August 2018

  What's In a Name? Nominative Determinism: Yes, That’s My Real Name Surnames are thought to have been derived from a person’s profession, but could it actually have been the other way around? Nominative Determinism is the theory that a person’s name has some bearing on the career path they choose. Scientific pattern or mere … Continue reading Something Different – August 2018

#TrendingNow – August 2018

  Not-a-Flamethrower Not So Boring Terms and Conditions If you’re a fan of Elon Musk, you’ve probably heard of his recent venture into flamethrower sales. Here is a portion of his Dr. Suess-inspired terms and conditions, which were obviously lawyer-approved: I will not use this in a house I will not point this at my … Continue reading #TrendingNow – August 2018

Featured Story – July 2018

Booking a Vacation Rental Home share and vacation rental markets have been around for decades, but are becoming increasingly popular mostly because of platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway. Having amenities such as a fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room, and more space and privacy than a hotel appeals to many types of travelers. Plus, it’s become incredibly … Continue reading Featured Story – July 2018