Legal help for tough times more important than ever

With recent job losses, a global pandemic and a shaky economy, many low-income residents need legal help more than ever.

Based on data from previous recessions, the most significant legal issues likely to surface under the current conditions will be unemployment and housing issues, including evictions, according to a fact

Free legal advice at the touch of an app

Gugu Gumede is founding member of the Molao365 app.

Gugu Gumede is founding member of the Molao365 app.

South Africans seeking much-needed legal advice can now access this information via a newly-launched legal literacy app, Molao365.

The Molao365 app offers a free legal advice servicefrom a legal team, which comprises qualified and experienced lawyers, 24 hours a day,

Answering legal liability questions about coronavirus

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – San Diego County leaders have stressed education over enforcement regarding the rules and laws surrounding the coronavirus, but there are laws in place to help stop the spread.

“There is civil liability and criminal liability,” says Professor Joanna Sax from the California Western School of Law.

Negotiate a cap on your legal fees

  • Armstrong advised Donald Trump to try to work out a “cap on his legal fees.”
  • In 2013, Trump tweeted that “Lawsuits & failure will follow” Armstrong after the former pro cyclist confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Armstrong paid millions in 2018 to settle a suit related to the doping allegations.

Attorneys Accuse Maryland Legal Aid Of Discrimination : NPR

Attorneys who were fired by Maryland Legal Aid, a top provider of pro bono legal services to low-income residents, have accused their former employer of discrimination.

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Three former senior attorneys for Maryland Legal Aid have filed a discrimination complaint against the pro-bono

Afghan Leader Wants Taliban to Help Fight Against Islamic State

(Bloomberg) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wants Taliban fighters to integrate into the country’s armed forces and join efforts to eliminate Islamic State militants, the first clear indication of the government’s vision for its defense and security apparatus if peace talks in Qatar progress.

a group of people posing for a picture: Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers marching during a training exercise of a graduation ceremony at a training center in Herat province.

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USDA grant will help expand Frenchtown Farmers Market

Special to the Democrat
Published 12:42 p.m. ET Oct. 6, 2020


Frenchtown Neighborhood Improvement Association (FNIA) has been awarded a USDA Farmers Market Promotion (FMPP) grant in the