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  • Step 2: Defining Severe Impairments
    Step 2: Defining Severe Impairments

    As previously noted, there is a five-step process regarding a person's claim of disability . We have also provided a detailed overview of the standards used to determine what is and what is not " ...

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  • The Visual Detection Of DWI Motorists
    The Visual Detection Of DWI Motorists

    The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ("NHTSA") recently released a pamphlet called "The Visual Detection of DWI Motorists." According to NHTSA, there are approximately 100 cues ...

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  • The Problem of
    The Problem of "Self-Produced Child Pornography"

    An interesting article in The New York Times discuss the problems that States are having with minors' increasing propensity for sexting with each other. Also referred to" self-produced child ...

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  • Overview Of the Five-Step Sequential Evaluation Process To Determine Disability
    Overview Of the Five-Step Sequential Evaluation Process To Determine Disability

    In a previous blog post , we detailed the complex and cumbersome definition of disability used by the Social Security Administration. In a series of posts, we will will detail the process used by the ...

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  • What Are The Different Levels Of Crimes And Punishment Ranges In Texas?
    What Are The Different Levels Of Crimes And Punishment Ranges In Texas?

    Texas has eight different classifications of crimes and punishment ranges. Here are the different categories and punishment ranges. Capital Felony (capital murder): Death or Life Imprisonment. First ...

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  • What Does Disability Mean Under The Social Security Act?
    What Does Disability Mean Under The Social Security Act?

    Though the law has been historically based on common sense and logic, in the arena of Social Security law, disability is not easily defined. Common sense, in colloquial use, would define disabled as ...

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