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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a form of abuse involving the use of physical aggression, or coercion that causes injury to  a spouse, partner, child or other family member. Here you will find a variety of...

Sex Crimes 0

Sex Crimes

Sexual Offenses Rape Laws, Defenses and Penalties Rape is sexual intercourse that is forced on another without the person’s consent or against the person’s will. This act is criminalized throughout the United States, but...

Drug Laws 0

Drug Laws

An Overview of Drug Possession Laws Possession of a Controlled Substance: Drug Possession LawsWhat is a controlled substance? Learn about the penalties for drug possession and the laws in your state. Possession of Drug...

Alcohol Related Crimes 0

Alcohol Related Crimes

Overview of Alcohol Related Crimes DUI Charges and PenaltiesAn overview of DUI (driving under the influence) offense classifications and possible consequences. Felony DUI: AlcoholDrunk driving is often referred to as driving under the influence...

Migration Law 0

Migration Law

International migration law (IML), which is the international legal framework governing migration, is not covered by any one legal instrument or norm. Instead, IML is an umbrella term covering a variety of principles and...

Labor Laws and Issues 0

Labor Laws and Issues

Discrimination and Harassment at Your Job The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. These laws protect employees and job applicants against: Discrimination, harassment, and unfair treatment in the workplace by anyone because...

What is the Civil Law? 0

What is the Civil Law?

Civil law systems, are based on concepts, categories, and rules derived from Roman law, with some influence of canon law, sometimes largely supplemented or modified by local custom or culture. The civil law tradition, though...

Criminal Liability 0

Criminal Liability

In the U.S. legal system, a person may be punished for a crime only if she has been convicted of a crime, that is, found criminally liable. This article discusses what constitutes criminal liability....