Sexual Assault vs Rape


Sex Crimes

Share List One of the very prominent topics in America lately has been sexual misconduct, whether it is in the form of harassment, assault or rape. Sexual misconduct is one of those crimes that is more prevalent than what the public records may show, as a large percentage of these types of crimes go unreported. […]

March 18, 2018

What Is Money Laundering?


White Collar Crimes

Share List We all have laundry in our house. But we stick to laundering our clothes. There is nothing illegal about that, nor is it illegal to launder our money in our clothes. It ruins the money, but it is not illegal. There is another activity that not only ruins or “soils” the money, but […]

March 14, 2018

What Is Leandra’s Law?


Legislation

Share List It is one thing to drive drunk when you are by yourself. But when you are an adult and you have responsibility for a child passenger and you have been drinking, that is a whole other level of problem. Over the last few years, many states have added additional penalties of child endangerment […]

March 10, 2018

What Are Internet Sex Crimes?


Sex Crimes

Share List There is little doubt that the Internet has flattened the Earth. The entire world has opened up for many of us in terms of communication, information and experiences that weren’t known 20 years ago. For those who don’t know the world before the Internet, the world has been their oyster. For all of […]

March 5, 2018

If I Plead Guilty, Do I Still Need An Attorney?


Litigation

Share List OK, you got caught. You’re detained in jail, charged with drunk driving, or drug possession, or domestic violence. You are now reviewing your options, considering who you would contact for your one phone call. You spend the night and think about it. The next morning you realize that it might be better and […]

March 1, 2018

What Is Embezzlement?


White Collar Crimes

Share List As employees at a job, we all aim to be trusted and respected by our superiors and supervisors. One of the great compliments as a worker is to earn the trust of the executives of the company in handling and managing some of the company’s assets, such as a banking account or petty […]

February 28, 2018

Common Drug Crimes


Drug Crimes

Share List America has been fighting a “war on drugs” for the last 30 years, with varying results. In the 1980s, the drug of choice was cocaine, in the 1990s it was amphetamines, in the 2000s it was meth and heroin, and now we have heroin and opioids (painkillers). While the “war on drugs” seems […]

February 22, 2018

What Is The Difference Between A Misdemeanor And A Felony?


Main

Share List What Is The Difference Between A Misdemeanor And A Felony? Most states in the United States classify crimes under three categories such as misdemeanors, felonies, and petty offenses. Petty offenses are the least serious that could result in a fine with no jail term. A misdemeanor is punishable by a substantial fine and […]

February 15, 2018

What If I Refuse A Breathalyzer?


DUI

Share List States have been looking to crack down on drunk driving in recent years, as many states have reformed their criminal statues to be more aggressive in prosecuting and sentencing drunk drivers. Despite some of this, along with increased enforcement by local police, drunk driving continues to happen. One of the key tools in […]

February 10, 2018

What Is An Arraignment?


Litigation

Share List You are sitting there in a jail cell, handcuffs around your wrists. If you were in some other countries, you may be in that jail cell for an interminable amount of time, and you may not know for a while (if ever) why you are in prison. Fortunately, you do live in the […]

February 6, 2018