Criminal Law & procedure : Law & Legal & Attorney
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 ...
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
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
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
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...
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
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
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.
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...
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 ...
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
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.
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
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.
Safety is, naturally, one of people's biggest concerns in this day and age. Every day, we hear stories of vulnerable people being taken advantage of, and dangerous criminals, hiding their backgrounds as a way to further exploit people. This has put us all on guard and now, when we come across s