The Martial Artists’ Guide to Civil and Criminal Liability in Physical Altercations

Martial arts refers to combat training techniques applied in a systematic way. These training techniques are designed to confront and defeat imminent threats of bodily harm or death. Widely-known forms of martial arts include Aikido, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Judo, Karate, Krav Maga, Kung Fu, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai, Taekwondo, and Tang Soo Do.... Read More >>

Guide to Protecting Your Child From Bullying and Violence at School

Bullying is an increasingly prevalent problem, with more than 750,000 reported acts of school violence each year.[1][2] Bullying and school violence can occur on and off school property, and involve perpetrators, victims, and witnesses. Five Forms of Bullying Physical bullying consists of the use physical aggression, such as pushing and punching. Many schools have a... Read More >>

Hate Crimes Guide

The US government defines a hate crime as, “a criminal act (such as property damage, assault or harassment) motivated by the perpetrator’s bias against a person or group of people based on their sexual orientation, race or religion.” While the USA first criminalized these acts in 1964, hate crimes have been occurring since the beginning... Read More >>

The Law School Graduate’s Complete Guide to Choosing a Career

Today there are over 1,245,000 licensed lawyers in the United States.[1] With more and more attorneys graduating from law school each year, competition has become brutal for jobs in both the private and public sector. As a result, many recent law school graduates have begun to “think outside the box,” pursuing non-traditional legal careers. In... Read More >>