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Top 6 weight-loss trends that ended in false advertising or consumer harm rulings. Sensa, Bowflex, Ab Belts, Shape Ups footwear and more.

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January 21  • 

Ask Avvo: Can I start a small business without an LLC?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week: Attorney Leigh Gill on 10 common mistakes to avoid when starting a small business.

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January 20  • 

The Supreme Court’s new gay marriage case tests MLK’s dream of true equality

Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom writes for The Huffington Post, "The Supreme Court's New Gay Marriage Case Tests MLK's Dream of True Equality."

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January 20  • 

Prison beard ban violates Muslim inmate’s religious rights, Supreme Court rules

Supreme Court rules Arkansas prison's beard ban violates religious rights of Muslim prisoner to grow half-inch beard.

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January 19  • 

Make the pledge: Volunteer on MLK Day and throughout 2015

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the MLK Day of Service. There are thousands of projects to volunteer for. Here's where to start.

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January 19  • 

Rewrite history or get sued: Difficulties faced by the makers of ‘Selma’

In "Selma," Dr. King's famous speeches are altered, paraphrased or rewritten all together. Why? The answer is simple: copyright.

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January 16  • 

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on gay marriage this term

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether gay couples can marry in all 50 states, with the decision expected before the term ends in June.

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January 15  • 

This week in sports: Hernandez trial picks jurors, Ray Rice settles, and NASCAR driver claims ex is a secret assassin

The week's top sports legal news, including Aaron Hernandez, Ray Rice, Hope Solo, Josh McNary, Robert Swift, Alex Rodriguez, Kurt Busch.

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January 15  • 

Throwback Thursday: Real-life con artists and their stories of duplicity

Infamous impostors from fake plastic surgeons to phony professors to money laundering ministers.

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