5 Ways Security Systems Impact Investigations and Prosecution

Annually the courts receive thousands of cases on issues concerning security. The security issue may be crime oriented or just an infringement on somebody’ right. However, research indicates that the number of cases that are being solved today outpaces those that ware solved in the past by a bigger percentage. The reason for this increase is attributed to the...

4 Things Republicans Get Wrong About the Criminal Justice System

When someone breaks the law, they deserve to be punished for their actions. However, it doesn't mean that an individual is a bad person or intended to harm anyone else through his or her actions. It also shouldn't mean that an individual loses the ability to make a positive change in his or her life. 

Free Speech Cuts Both Ways

There was a time when yelling “fire” in a crowded theater was the only form of speech not protected by the first amendment. Free speech sits right there next to freedom of religion, the freedom to peacefully assemble and a free press as among our most inalienable rights. Recently, however, many believe our first amendment rights have come under...

Felons Need Not Apply: How a Felony Conviction Can Hurt Career Aspects

A felony conviction can change your life forever. Most companies do background checks, and a felony can stand in your way of a rewarding career. Here are six ways that a felony conviction can upset your career plans: It can prevent licensing There are a lot of professions that require a license. Attorneys are one example. If you have a felony...

6 Law Practices You Never Knew Existed

When you think about lawyers, the first thoughts that come to mind are probably the common fields, such as DUI, criminal, bankruptcy, and family law. You may be surprised to know that there are numerous specialized fields that lawyers get into. In many cases, it is out of necessity, not design. Some also choose these rare fields because it...

What is the New Hampshire Right to Work Law?

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State government officials are in a quandary over the decision of whether or not to adopt Right-to-Work legislation. For a decade, lawmakers remained at odds over the bill. Governor Chris Sununu believes Right-to-Work “gives employees once and for all the flexibility they deserve in the workplace.” He hopes the legislation would attract new companies to the state and improve...

Who is at Fault in a Personal Injury Case?

Accidents, incidents or outright attacks, the issue is clear that you were hurt because of someone else. Personal injury cases can include dog bites, car crashes and even catastrophic injuries.  What is Fault? Fault is a two-sided element of the law. On one side, it includes negligent acts, and so someone...

What to Do If Charged with Domestic Violence

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What is Domestic Violence Legal Definition? Domestic violence (DV) is violent or aggressive behavior with an intimate partner, spouse, or family member. This can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on what allegedly occurred. Incarceration can be as little as one day or up to several years depending on the type of DV conduct. Domestic violence (DV) can have...

Is Weed Legal Now? Short Answer: It’s Complicated

Marijuana has become so common that you may see people smoking it while walking down the street, depending on where you live. If you want to know if it is legal, the answer is yes and no. Let's look at the complex issue of weed legality.   Federal Law   Marijuana is illegal under federal law, and it remains a Schedule 1 drug....

How Prevalent is Underage Drinking in the United States?

Why are more and more teens involved in underage drinking? Here are four reasons why underage drinking is wreaking havoc on our society. Drinking Alcohol at Young Ages Throughout history, underage teens and adults have found ways to get alcohol in their systems in many creative ways. Sources explain that recent surveys tell us that 11% of the alcohol consumed...

Defense Attorney vs. Civil Attorney: Which Side is More Beneficial?

Whether a person is charged with a crime or facing a lawsuit that could result in having to pay thousands of dollars, the fact is they need an attorney who can help them win their case. However, since criminal and civil cases have a variety of differences, it's important to remember attorneys want to help you avoid financial penalties...

What Kind of Damages Are Calculated in a Lawsuit?

Often during civil lawsuits, the plaintiff will be directed by their lawyer to seek compensation for any loss that occurred during the incident in question. Although there are various ways to compensate a plaintiff, the most common of those is through monetary compensation. However, not everything can be presented as a reason for asking for monetary compensation....

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