The juvenile court system is not an identical version of the adult system filled with younger criminals; legally speaking, minors commit “delinquent acts” not crimes, they have no right to a public trial with jury and courtrooms are often less formal and closed to the public.
If you have a red card in Colorado, can you use medical marijuana even if you’re on probation? We’ll discuss your rights under Colorado and whether or not you can use medical marijuana while on probation.
Some of the qualities that have historically set the United States apart from many other countries are the rights of its citizens. Yet, if you do not know what your rights are, you might not exercise them, which in some cases means that you are effectively giving them away.
That’s Alabama’s new policy, unofficially. Jonathan Raynes is now serving two years in prison followed by eight years of probation after a fatal texting and driving accident. After “momentarily taking his eyes off the road”, Raynes said he swerved to avoid a stopped car in front of him. In doing so, he tragically collided head on with the… Read More »
We take sports seriously in the United States. When our favorite teams play, we truly make an event out if it. We have buffets, tailgates, viewing parties and many other types of gatherings to host our friends and families as we root for our favorite athletes. We pay large sums of money for tickets to attend major sporting… Read More »
Overshadowed in coverage by the last election, the sexual harassment case against Roger Ailes of Fox News appeared not to get much media time. However, the allegations against Ailes are still in full swing as a number of reporters working for Fox News have allegedly either decided to jump ship or have been paid off to keep their… Read More »
First degree murder is the most serious crime of homicide in Illinois. It is charged for the most egregious acts that result in another person’s death – often with prior contemplation, design, and preparation.
Legal experts would agree that instances of domestic violence have declined in the past ten years, while anti-stalking laws and other provisions have moved to protect victims by increasing repercussions for all acts of domestic violence. This is a step in the right direction, but by no means has it provided a solution to significantly reduce violence in… Read More »
In the summer of 2015, a jury awarded over $20 million to a mother whose son was killed in San Bernardino while crossing an uncontrolled five lane highway to reach the only school bus stop near his home. The San Bernardino injury attorneys representing his family in the wrongful death claim alleged that requiring a young student to… Read More »
Nowadays having any type of criminal record can significantly damage your future. From job security and loan approval, to college admittance and gun rights, your legal rights are extremely limited. So what can you do to restore your integrity?