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Welcome to the new FindLaw series, "If I Find," where we'll discuss the rule of finders keepers as it applies to different topics. We hope you'll check back regularly!

If you've ever lost a cell phone, raise your hand. I know I have. If you find a lost cell phone, give it back!

Finding a lost cell phone, especially a shiny new iPhone, can seem like hitting a jackpot. Even if you don't need it, you could probably sell it for a lot of money (unless the phone has a new smartphone kill switch).

However, can you legally keep it?

South Carolina lowered the Confederate battle flag that had flown outside its State House this morning and moved it to a Civil War museum nearby. The law calling for the flag's removal progressed quickly through the state legislature and was signed by the governor yesterday.

While many had called for the controversial flag's removal since it began flying on capitol grounds over 50 years ago, debate intensified following the racially-motivated killing of nine black parishioners in a historically black church last month.

The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, is coming up soon in 2020.

A group called Women on 20s wants a woman to be featured on the $20 bill by then to commemorate the occasion.

Is this legally possible?

Bust out your American flag. Dust off your flag pole. Sunday is Flag Day!

Did you know that Congress actually passed a law to make Flag Day a holiday? On June 14, 1977, the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States.

In honor of Flag Day, here are some fun articles about flags:

Where are you traveling to this summer?

By car, by train, by bus, and by plane, many of us will go on the open road to visit far away friends and families or see new places. So, here is a round-up of our best travel posts to help protect your rights during your summer wanderings:

Welcome to the new FindLaw series, "If I Find," where we'll discuss the rule of finders keepers as it applies to different topics. We hope you'll check back regularly!

Ah, the bald eagle, our country's national bird.

One day you go bird watching, and as you watch a bald eager soar lazily through the sky, you see a feather fall off. You rush to find the feather where it lands.

If you find an eagle feather, can you keep it?

What Is Case Law?

You may have heard of case law, but what does the term actually mean?

Case law refers to legal principles developed through judicial decisions. As opposed to laws contained in statutes and enacted by the legislative process, case law comes about through the aggregation of court opinions interpreting and applying the law to individual cases. In the U.S. legal system, the rulings of higher courts are binding on lower courts. Courts also adhere to stare decisis, which generally requires that courts follow the precedent set by previous court decisions.

What does case law do? Here are a few important examples:

What Is Rent Control?

In order to prevent the cost of rental housing from skyrocketing, local governments may institute rent control regulations.

Without rent control, rental prices in some cities can be, as former New York City mayoral candidate Jimmy McMillan eloquently put it, "too damn high." Though as it turns out, McMillan's rent was actually pretty low: He was recently evicted from an East Village apartment he was renting for well under the market rate, thanks in part to New York City's rules for rental units. (McMillan also maintains another apartment in Brooklyn which he reportedly occupies rent-free in exchange for performing maintenance.)

So what is rent control, and what does it actually do?

10 Laws You Should Know If You're in Missouri

Before Missouri was admitted as the 24th state in 1821, it was part of the much larger Missouri Territory. This was the name given to the Louisiana Purchase to avoid confusion following the admission of Louisiana as a state in 1812.

However, Missouri is still part of a no-less-confusing quirk of U.S. geography: Kansas City is mostly in Missouri and not, as one might expect, in Kansas. Missouri's other major metropolitan area, St. Louis, is known for its Gateway Arch, but has recently made headlines for the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb.

What about Missouri's legal system? Here are 10 laws you should know if you're in Missouri:

Legalese From A to Z: 5 Legal Terms Beginning With 'X,' 'Y,' 'Z'

Legalese From A to Z - FindLaw

As the specialized language used by those in the legal profession, legalese includes a number of complicated, curious, and occasionally confounding legal terms and phrases.

Over the last six months, our series examining this specialized language, Legalese from A to Z, has made it nearly all the way through the alphabet, one letter at a time. In this final installment, we take a look at some interesting bits of legalese from each of the last three letters of the alphabet, "X," "Y," and "Z":