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Digital Identity: How a Cryptocurrency Could Lead to the Most Fundamental Change in Identity in Centuries

May 2, 2017 By: Josias Dewey

Long viewed as the anonymous, digital currency used by those in the illicit drug trade, the technology that makes Bitcoin secure (known

It is a matter of common knowledge that snow gathers on a car’s windshield during a snowstorm

Dec 30, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

It is a matter of common knowledge that snow gathers on a car’s windshield during a snowstorm.

A motorist who drives faster than he should in a snowstorm is required to use extra caution

Dec 29, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A motorist who drives faster than he should in a snowstorm is required to use extra caution.

Taillight of truck that could hardly be seen at night during snowstorm was legally too dim

Dec 28, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Taillight of truck that could hardly be seen at night during snowstorm was legally too dim.

The difficulties of driving through a snowstorm are no excuse to break the law

Dec 27, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

The difficulties of driving through a snowstorm are no excuse to break the law.

Towing of car after snowstorm wasn’t deceptive trade practice

Dec 26, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Towing of car after snowstorm wasn’t deceptive trade practice.

Distributing Christmas gifts to customers and employees is a long accepted ordinary and necessary business practice

Dec 23, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Distributing Christmas gifts to customers and employees is a long accepted ordinary and necessary business practice.

Belief that bribe was lawful “Christmas gift” not a valid defense

Dec 22, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Belief that bribe was lawful “Christmas gift” not a valid defense.

Father was not entitled to credit against child support arrearages for Christmas gifts

Dec 21, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

76E Child Support 76EIX Enforcement 76Ek447 Arrearages;  Retroactive Modification 76Ek454 Credits for amounts paid or property transferred Father was not entitled to

Cash Christmas gift to police officer witness in criminal case by defendant sufficient to support bribery conviction

Dec 20, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Cash Christmas gift to police officer witness in criminal case by defendant sufficient to support bribery conviction.

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