Category Archives: United States Laws

Keen on learning about the legal issues in the United States of America or the laws governing them? You are at the right place. We provide you with articles, information etc. related to the laws in the USA to help you gain a global legal and political perspective.

Immigration in the United States

Immigration in the United States is a trending matter of contention. Approximately, 13% of the total US population is not born natively in America, and about 25% of the American population can be considered as the immigrants who have migrated recently to the State. Immigration comes with a fear coupled with innate prejudice, there are studies that show… Read More »

Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent Cooperation Treaty makes it feasible to seek patent protection for an innovation in many nations at the same time by filing an “international” patent application. Wherever there is an innovation, you may immediately file separate patent applications at the same time in all the countries where you want to protect your idea, but it becomes complicated when… Read More »

Punishments and their Purposes in US

This article on ‘Punishments and their Purposes in US’ written by Nilanjana Banerjee focuses on the purpose of the punishments, the philosophy behind it and the consequences. Crimes ( as defined by Oxford Dictionary) are ‘an action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law’[1]. The definition itself includes the role of punishment and thus… Read More »

The Influence of Biblical Traditionalism on U.S. Family Law

This article, ‘The Influence of Biblical Traditionalism on U.S. Family Law’ by Pishati Pranava starts with the surmise that family and religion are inextricably linked to each other. Religious institutions, in general, have taken a lot of credit for emphasizing the importance of families, providing family direction and assistance, and even defining appropriate family forms in some cases.… Read More »

Gun Control in United States | Explained

This article, ‘Gun Control in United States’ by Antariksh Anant starts with examining the gun debate in America which is often framed as a stand-off between two immutable positions with little potential to move ahead with meaningful legislative reform. Attempts to resolve this impasse have been thwarted by thinking about gun ownership attitudes as based on rational choice… Read More »

American Law of Inheritance And Disinheritance

This article on, ‘American Law of Inheritance And Disinheritance‘ by Pishati Pranava focuses on succession through freedom of disposition and the limits on the freedom of disposition. The principle of freedom of disposition is implemented in American succession laws through intestacy, wills, trusts, and non-probate transfers. Succession that limits the freedom of disposition are spouse inheritance, rule against… Read More »

Bankruptcy and Law: The Aid for Your Case

Every business owner will always go above and beyond things to ensure that their company remains on top of the competition. However, there is the issue of the fact that business is not for everyone. Putting one together when you have everything you need is simple: money, goods, marketing techniques, and a target market. The issue that will… Read More »