Domestic Assault Charges: What You Need To Know

There are few circumstances that can be as maddening as dealing with family and loved ones. Often, these are the people that can most easily get under your skin, and push every button you may have in life. This relationship…

Newsworthy Student Misconduct Cases

The public’s perception of sexual assault and harassment have been seeing some changes, especially over the past months. This change can be a double-edged sword. It’s good to learn that victims of these crimes are being heard. However, there is another…

Post-Conviction Defense

When a judge hands down a conviction, everything may seem like it is over. But that is far from the truth. Many different scenarios require post-conviction defense, and defendants have the constitutional right to representation. The reason post-conviction process exists…

Criminal Justice Reform: The Issues and Solutions

The US criminal justice system has a great deal of room for improvement. For several reasons, the system is far from ideal. After decades of injustice, people are starting to speak up about the flaws in the system. Find out…

Federal Court vs State Court: the Differences

Federal Court vs State Court the Differences If you commit a crime, then you could face two types of criminal charges. You could face either federal or state charges. If you have federal charges, then you need to show up…

Hollywood and Congressional Sexual Harassment Cases: Power and Access

The US has many allegations and sexual harassment cases involving Hollywood stars and politicians. However, it can be difficult to tell whether these cases are opportunistic or not. Learn about the ulterior motive behind these cases and what it means…

Child Porn Case Study: Why Subway Guy Jared Fogle Went to Jail

You can learn a lot about the law when you study prior court cases. For information about child pornography law, you can learn from Jared Fogle. The former face of Subway makes for the ideal child porn case study. Study…

Federal Charges vs. State Charges

If you pay any attention to the news, then you probably know that federal law and state law can vary greatly on certain issues. For example, some states legalized marijuana when the federal government still prosecuted individuals for marijuana use….

Why Do Government Officials Implement Civil Asset Forfeiture?

Civil Asset Forfeiture has been a topic of debate lately, and many are wondering how necessary it is. More than that, people want to understand what it is and where it came from? How did something like this start and…

Drug Trafficking Charges in Rhode Island

Drug trafficking charges in Rhode Island are a serious offense and have been, since the seventies Not many of us can remember those days, but those that do will rave about the difference. There was a time when Rhode Island…

Top 10 States with the most Domestic Abuse Cases

The US has a major issue with domestic abuse cases. Every state in the US experiences thousands of domestic abuse cases each year. However, some states are worse than others when it comes to domestic abuse. Find out which states…

The Dangers of Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Mandatory minimum sentences are controversial. Although many states have mandatory minimums for crime, it’s not always for the best. There are some dangers associated with them. Find out why mandatory minimum sentences may be hurting society more than helping it….