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A plea bargain is an agreement between the prosecution and the defense that typically allows the defendant to plead guilty to a lesser offense...
10 Popular Legal Myths
Most adults think they have a pretty good grasp of legal fundamentals. But the truth is there are a number of myths regarding the...
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Child custody and co-parenting in separated LGBT families is a grey area. The issue lacks adequate precedence to assist the courts to base their...
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On March 3, 1991, a man named George Holliday pulled out his camera and captured footage of Los Angeles police officers beating a man...
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In the 1936 film “Reefer Madness” naive teenagers are lured into what is presented as the violent, perverted world of marijuana addiction. Before the...
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Deciding on a wrongful death attorney is something that you should consider with great care. These specialized lawyers are there to help people who...
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Every year in the US about 700,000 people are reported missing. Most of them reappear relatively quickly. But on any given day there are...
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Every defendant has the right to an attorney. If a person cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for them by the state....
Can I Sue My Employer for Firing Me?
If you have been fired from your job, you may ask yourself if you can sue your employer. The short answer is yes. But...
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Ryan was still recovering from the bitter divorce that saw him losing almost half of the company he sacrificed so much, including his marriage,...
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“Why should I worry about being arrested? I’m a very nice person.” Even law-abiding citizens can have an encounter with an officer. And if there’s...
4 Reasons Police Can Search Your Vehicle Without a Warrant or Permission
The fourth amendment of the United States Constitution protects citizens from unlawful search and seizure, which means you have the right to refuse to...