Is it Possible to Appeal a Judge’s Bail Ruling?

Is it Possible to Appeal a Judge’s Bail Ruling?

Bail is a system the American legal system uses that allows individuals who’ve been charged with a crime to be released from jail and go about their regular daily life (with some possible restrictions) while they wait for the resolution of their case.  In some cases, a bail hearing is required. During a bail hearing, […]

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The Difference Between Larceny and Theft

The Difference Between Larceny and Theft

The tendency of people to use both the words larceny and theft while talking about crime has left many people feeling confused. While the two things sound like different crimes, the way people talk makes them sound like the same thing.  Strangely the difference between theft and larceny varies from one state to the next. […]

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How to Handle a Police Interrogation

How to Handle a Police Interrogation

The police believe that you are involved in a crime and want to bring you to the police station for an interrogation. This is a terrifying experience and many people don’t know how they should handle it. What you shouldn’t do is try to resist the situation. Refusing to go will simply make your situation […]

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Are you Being Stalked?

Are you Being Stalked?

Stalking is a major problem in the United States. Every single year there are about 6 million people who find themselves in a position of having to report stalking-related incidents.  While most stalking victims are women, that’s not always the case. Each year men, who often assume that they don’t have to worry about stalkers, […]

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How Serious is Road Rage

How Serious is Road Rage

The first time the term “road rage” was officially used was during the 80s when a team of broadcasters decided the term perfectly summed up the cause of a highway shooting. Since that broadcast, road rage has become a regular part of our working vocabulary. At the same time, it has become a serious problem […]

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Obstruction of Justice Laws in California

Obstruction of Justice Laws in California

A surprising number of people think that obstruction of justice is something the writers of procedural shows made up in order to correct plot holes. While it’s true, obstruction of justice is an overused plot device, it is also a real thing. If you live in California, there are a few things you should know […]

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Public Intoxication in California

Public Intoxication Laws in California

Many people assume that as long as they don’t get behind the wheel and try driving home they don’t have to worry about how much they drink when they go out. While the decision to never drive after you’ve been drinking is always wise, that doesn’t mean you can get a plastered as you want. […]

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What to Do if You’re Being Stalked

What to Do if You’re Being Stalked

Every single year, approximately 7.5 million Americans become the victims of a stalker. If you suspect that you’ve attracted the attention of a stalker you must remain calm while simultaneously taking steps to protect yourself. Don’t Dismiss the Threat One of the biggest mistakes many stalking victims make is deciding that they are imagining things […]

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Posting Bail Has Its Many Benefits

When someone is arrested for a crime, then they post bail, there are two thoughts on the situation. One thought comes from some strangers, “Great, a criminal back on the streets.” The second thought comes from family and friends, “He or she can get some freedom back!” Whether you see the negativity or positivity in […]

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