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The Indigenous Incarceration Crisis

The Indigenous Incarceration CrisisIn the past century, it’s been well established by statisticians that racial minorities are over-represented in North American prison systems. You’d hope that in the past twenty years, this would have changed a bit, but in fact, the statistics are worse than ever with native North Americans, black people and Latinos making up an increasing portion of prison populations. The native population, in... ❯❯❯

Other Important Professionals Involved in Criminal Justice

Other Important Professionals Involved in Criminal JusticeYour attorney works hard to provide you with adequate counsel regarding any criminal charges levied against you, but lawyers aren’t the only professionals who can work in your corner. In fact, in major criminal cases, you are likely to have an entire criminal justice team assembled to find evidence and argue your case. Though attorneys might be the rock stars of criminal justice, there are... ❯❯❯

How Your Statements Can Be Used Against You In Court

If you’ve lived all your life in a democracy based on the rule of law, chances are you walk around believing you can legally say anything you want. For the most part, this is true, especially in a country like the United States where citizens are protected by the First Amendment. But it’s important to understand that even in places with free speech laws, statements someone makes can still be used... ❯❯❯

The Underlying Cause: 4 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents That Can Lead to Lasting Consequences

The force and weight involved in truck accidents cause extensive injuries. The average car weighs around 4,000lbs, but a truck can often weight in excess of 80,000lbs. This excess weight turns trucks into a destructive force when they collide with other vehicles. Understanding the reasons why truck accidents occur is essential for bringing the numbers down. For truck drivers, this is particularly... ❯❯❯

U.S. Criminal Justice Simplified: 3 Examples of Felonies and How to Classify Them

The criminal justice system in the U.S. can seem a bit complicated for someone who is not well versed in the law. When a crime is committed, there could be a difference in how it is categorized based on such factors as what the intent of the criminal was, whether there was in fact intent of a criminal nature, or whether a crime was committed due to negligence. If something was stolen, the... ❯❯❯

Have You Had an Auto Accident in the State of Florida? Take These Steps Immediately

No-one plans to be in a car accident. Even a minor collision can be a scary experience and most people do everything they can to avoid one. Avoiding one may be difficult though, with Florida having 395,785 auto accidents in 2016 alone. Even though you can’t plan when you are going to be involved in an accident, you can take the necessary precautions and steps to avoid or overcome any bad... ❯❯❯

Know the basics of claiming worker compensation in Australia

If you are planning to work anywhere in Western Australia, then you will have to be well equipped with a precise idea of the workers' compensation rules and policies there. That’s because accidental injuries during work, injuries due to someone, some machine, the management or other factors at fault, are unfortunate incidents and yet not uncommon. Knowing your rights as the worker, so that in... ❯❯❯

Bankruptcy Attorney:  Roles and responsibilities that you can expect

Simply put, it’s difficult to understand bankruptcy at one go. You need to commit to some crucial decisions well ahead of time you start filing till your debts get discharged. That’s when bankruptcy ends. It’s only with the help of an attorney who concentrates in the field of bankruptcy and has much experience can you walk through the complicated maze of procedures, paperwork, decisions, filing... ❯❯❯

Do you need to contact an Immigration lawyer right now?

Although most people know about immigration lawyers and the role in helping people get their citizenship or visas, people do not usually approach them since they do not know when they need the help of a legal counsel. Since immigration lawyers work independently from the US immigration authorities and the immigration laws of the US are federal, anyone can hire the immigration attorneys from... ❯❯❯

Caught up with the wrong divorce lawyer – Five useful rules to avoid it

Legal cases are never easy! They bring in several complications and challenges. However, once you sail through it, you can benefit manifold. Of all the family law cases, divorce cases tend to be a challenging one. Of course, separation is never a happy occasion. It brings in emotional as well as legal complications. However, when you have the best family law attorney, you can address all these... ❯❯❯

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