Voter Registration for November Elections Quickly Approaches

Voter Registration for November Elections Quickly Approaches

With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, so does the last day to register to vote. Even though this is a right, it is also a civic duty for all adults 18 years and older. Many eligible voters dismiss their need to vote because, as they say, “it is a right, not a law.” However, one […]

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, a decision by Judge Christopher Cooper, for the D.C. United States District Court, upheld Airbnb’s arbitration clause. The case addressed the issue of whether Airbnb’s sign-up procedure sufficiently notifies its users of the terms and conditions of membership, specifically the organization’s dispute resolution process. What this means, for those renting […]

Puerto Rico Debt Rescue Package Passes in U.S. House

Puerto Rico Debt Rescue Package Passes in U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to provide financial aid to Puerto Rico. The U.S. territory is suffering under a burden of expenses and not enough money to make ends meet. The House voted 297 to 127 in favor of the legislation, on June 9, 2016. Republicans and Democrats worked together and […]

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