Federal Trade Commission

Federal Trade Commission in the United States See: Federal Trade Commission 2 Origins This American Commission was created by Act of the U.S. Congress, approved Sept. 26 1914, for the prevention of unfair methods of competition in commerce. It is composed of five […]

Taxation

Taxation in United States Taxation Definition The process of taxing or imposing a tax. Webster. In Practice. Adjustment. Fixing the amount; e. g., taxation of costs. 3 Chit. Gen. Prac. 602. Taxation in Foreign Legal Encyclopedias

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Censorship

Censorship in the United States Censorship in the United States When the American colonists drafted laws before 1776, they borrowed from English precedents regarding personal rights and liberties but went far beyond Great Britain in the fields of freedom of religion, speech, press, and […]

Obscenity

Obscenity in United States Obscenity Definition In criminal law. Such indecency as is calculated to promote the violation of the law and the general corruption of morals. It may consist in written or spoken words, conduct, pictures, or effigies. It need not be couched in obscene or vulgar […]

Copyright Protection

Copyright Protection (Internet Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of copyright protection. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Internet Lawin relation to copyright protection is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources and other aids […]

Year

Year in United States Year Definition

The period in which the revolution of the earth around the sun, and the accompanying changes in the order of nature, are completed. The civil year differs from the astronomical, the latter being composed of three hundred and sixty-five days, five […]

Internet Business

Internet Business (Internet Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of internet business. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Internet Lawin relation to internet business is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources and other aids appears at […]

Antidilution

Antidilution (Trademark Protection) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of antidilution. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Trademark Protection is provided. Finally, the subject of Internet Law in relation with antidilution is examined. Note that a list […]

Indecent Speech

Indecent Speech (Censorship) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of indecent speech. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Censorship is provided. Finally, the subject of Internet Law in relation with indecent speech is examined. Note that a list of cross […]

Civil Actions

Civil Actions in the United States Investigating Particular Civil Actions This section examines the Investigating Particular Civil Actions subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related to trials, such as personal injury, business, and criminal litigation, are […]

Trademark Protection

Trademark Protection (Internet Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of trademark protection. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Internet Lawin relation to trademark protection is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources and other aids […]

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction in the United States The power of a court to act, including its authority to hear and decide cases. Jurisdiction defines the boundaries within which a particular court may exercise judicial power. Judicial power is specifically conveyed through the assignment of jurisdiction. The […]

Spyware

Spyware (Privacy) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of spyware. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Privacy is provided. Finally, the subject of Internet Law in relation with spyware is examined. Note that a list of cross references, bibliography and […]

Search

Search in United States Search Definition

In Criminal Law. An examination of a man's house, premises, or person, for the purpose of discovering stolen or contraband goods, or proof of his guilt in relation to some crime or misdemeanor of which he is accused. The constitution of the […]

Defamation

Defamation in United States Defamation Definition

The speaking or writing words of a person so as to hurt his good fame, de bona fama aliquid detrahere. Written defamation is termed libel, and oral defamation slander.

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Damages

Damages in the United States Compensation to a person for injury suffered. Damage (singular) refers to loss or injury to a person by accident or the negligence of another. Damages (plural) refers to the money it will take to repair that damage. Damage may take the form of personal injury in an […]

Seizure

Seizure in United States Seizure Definition

In practice. A forcible taking possession. 62 L. J. Q. B. 343; 10 Q. B. D. 432. The act of taking possession of the property of a person condemned by the judgment of a competent tribunal to pay a certain sum of money, by a sheriff, constable, […]

Online Advertising

Online Advertising (Internet Law) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of online advertising. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Internet Lawin relation to online advertising is provided. Note that a list of bibliography resources and other aids appears at […]

State Regulation

State Regulation in the United States Preemption by State Regulation in relation to Local Government Regulatory Functions Find out in this American legal Encyclopedia the information on Preemption by State Regulation in relation to Local Government Regulatory Power and Function (and in the […]

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes in the United States Sex Crimes and the State Laws Select from the list of U.S. States below for state-specific information on Sex Crimes: Sex Crimes in the Subject Index of the Alabama Portal Sex Crimes in the Subject Index of the Alaska Portal Sex Crimes in the Subject Index of […]

Statutes Of Limitations

Statutes Of Limitations in the United States Introduction to Statutes Of Limitations (State statute topic) The purpose of Statutes Of Limitations is to provide a broad appreciation of the Statutes Of Limitations legal topic. Select from the list of U.S. legal topics for information (other […]