How to Prevent Theft while Travelling

Since the dawn of time, society has had to cope with theft. It is a fact of life, that we have amongest us, those you think its their god given right to help themselves to other peoples property. To secure your property and keep it safe from the thief, you have to think like a thief. If you look at your property and […]

Types of Theft: Petty Theft, Grand Theft, and More

Theft is a crime that sometimes goes by the title “larceny.” In general, the crime occurs when someone takes and carries away someone else’s property without permission and with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of it. Statutes establish different kinds of theft crimes. Perhaps the most basic distinction between types of theft has to do with petty theft and […]

Consequences of Impaired Driving

Operating a motor vehicle, or for that matter even a bicycle or other human-powered vehicle, after consuming alcohol or other drugs so that mental and motor skills are impaired is recognized as an act of driving under the influence (DUI) or drunk driving. Illegal in most jurisdictions, drunk driving is responsible for a large number of deaths, injuries, and accidents every year […]

Teaching Minors Gun Safety

Many people all over the country have guns in their homes. It is very important for people in this situation to learn all that they can about the law that are in place to ensure firearm safety within their homes. Here is some information about this subject. One of the first things that should be done with regards to firearm safety is to […]

Drugs and crime

It’s not just drug dealers who will be arrested if they get caught. Carrying drugs for personal use could get you a large fine or time in prison too. It’s a good idea to understand the laws surrounding drug classifications, possession and intent to supply Jump to table of contents Drugs and the law It’s illegal: to have or own […]

What is domestic behavior?

Introduction Family and domestic violence (including child abuse, intimate partner abuse, and elder abuse) is a common problem in the United States. Family and domestic health violence are estimated to affect 10 million people in the United States every year. It is a national public health problem, and virtually all healthcare professionals will at some point evaluate or treat a […]

What is White-Collar Crime?

White-collar crime is nonviolent crime committed for financial gain. According to the FBI, a key agency that investigates these offenses, “these crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust.” The motivation for these crimes is to obtain or avoid losing money, property, or services, or to secure a personal or business advantage. Examples of white-collar crimes include securities fraud, […]

Stop Guns and Gangs

Canadians hear tragic stories every day involving guns! However, we must discuss community change if we are going to stop gun violence! With limited success, government, police, schools and nonprofit groups try to reduce violence with educational programs on child abuse, bullying, drug abuse, domestic violence and gangs as politicians write new gun control laws. These approaches help, but to break […]

What is the legal definition of Murder-Manslaughter?

What Is Manslaughter? Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of another person that isn’t considered murder because of a surrounding or mitigating circumstance. Manslaughter is usually the charge of the prosecution when the killer did not plan to kill. What Is the Difference between Manslaughter and Murder? Manslaughter and murder are different when determining the defendant’s state of mind. The defendant state of […]