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Free Arrest Records Online Search Performing

It might be sad, but it's also true that you can't be too careful today. Whether you're hiring a handyman or a nanny, or you just met your new neighbors, or are considering accepting a ...

North Carolina Criminal Law: Fighting a Traffic Ticket

If you have received a North Carolina Traffic Ticket it's likely you have many questions about your case. In addition, you have likely received many, many traffic mailers advertising the services of local traffic attorneys ...

Latin America Military Training Review Act

The Latin America Military Training Review Act is proposed federal legislation to close the the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (successor to the United States Army School of the Americas).The legislation would require assessing what education and traini

How to Handle a Warrant

A warrant can be issued by many different courts and for many reasons. The most common reason a warrant is issued in any court is for a party failing to appear at a scheduled court appearance. Another common reason for a warrant to be issued is when a court receives information that a party is in vi

How to Get a Criminal Record From the FBI for Free

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the leading agency for looking into crime, and conducts countless investigations and holds numerous records in their database. Accessing a criminal record typically costs $18 per record check, however, there are ways to get a criminal record from the FBI for fr

Criminal Statistics in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is known for it's pristine beaches and tourism, but, like many cities, it has its seedy underbelly of crime. These are the statistics you don't often hear about.

Domestic Violence Arrest Laws

State warrantless arrest laws help to reduce domestic violence incidents.handcuffs image by Jorge Casais from Fotolia.comThe United States Department of Justice defines domestic abuse or violence as, "a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or...

How You Can Avoid Being Victimized by Crime

You are probably well aware of how crime can victimize anyone. No one wants to be a victim of it, but it can happen to just about anyone in this world - to the people ...

How to Find Ohio Criminal Records

In the State of Ohio, criminal records are available for current adult inmates, parolees currently under supervision, and past inmates who were incarcerated as far back as 1829. Here are the ways to find criminal records in Ohio.

ASU and DUI Enforcement

Arizona State is one of the largest Universities in the nation. Accordingly, it is a hot spot for young men and women to party and enjoy themselves in their off time. It is also a heavily enforced DUI/DWI zone. This article describes common trends in enforcement in the Tempe, Arizona area specifical

Violation of NCLB

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is the most recent version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the federal law that provides federal dollars to public schools. By accepting federal funds, state public schools agree to adhere to federal education policy. Violations can result in loss of fede

NC Structured Sentencing Laws Explained

North Carolina's structured sentencing scheme governs most crimes. It was introduced in the mid 1990s as a way of creating truth in sentencing in North Carolina. It governs all crimes committed after December 1995. This article explains how the structured sentencing scheme operates.

Consequences of Expungement

Expungement can help one-time offenders lead better lives.Legal Law Justice image by Stacey Alexander from Fotolia.comExpungement is the process of removing arrests and/or criminal convictions from your criminal record. Expungement privileges vary by jurisdiction; that is, they can differ...

Juvenile Crime Rates in Arizona Over the Past Decade

When a person under the age of 18 commits a crime, it is typically charged as a juvenile crime. While a minor may commit the same offense as adults, their penalties are usually less severe ...

Whistleblower Protection Act

A person earns the designation as a "whistleblower" when, as an employee or member of an organization, she reveals knowledge of wrongdoing within a public sector organization. This firsthand knowledge sheds light on violations of laws, regulations or ethical standards. Since the 1920s, federal and s

Criminal Defense Lawyer - Help Them Help You

If you're in trouble with the law, your inclination may be to hire the first criminal defense lawyer you can find in a telephone book. Depending on the severity of the crime and also your personal background, the need to find a lawyer and do it fast could absolutely be present.

Jacksonville Appeal Attorneys are Highly Respectful

Today, people have lost trust and faith on the judiciary. Many a times, there are cases which do not get reported to the court due to ineffective and inefficient jurisdiction. But, following such prac

Federal Drug Case - You Need the Right Kind of Lawyer

If you are accused and facing a federal drug case, then you must obtain the services of a drug defense lawyer or federal case attorney. They can help defend your rights in court and help to build a strong case for your defense.

First DUI in Iowa

Any DUI conviction carries serious penalties. Even for a first-time offender, a drunk driving charge could threaten an individual's future in a variety of ways.