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Criminal Law

Identity Theft Protection: Prepaid Legal Services

18th March 2010
Identity theft is now the leading white collar crime in North America. In the United States alone, millions of individuals every year are suffering from identity theft. You may even know a few of those people, or be a victim yourself. Those who haven't ex...
Author: James Coffman
Criminal Law

Some Potential Outcomes of a Criminal Cases

11th March 2010
Criminal law is a branch of law which provides rules to control the crime against the public. The term ‘criminal law’ is sometimes stated as the ‘penal law’ which shows the frame work of punishment for committing an offense against...
Author: pancy
Real Estate Law

Handy Tips for Landlords

12th January 2010
1. Always check your potential tenant's credit history and information about his/her background. By doing this, you'll be able to know whether your potential tenant can pay on time and if he/she can afford the rate of your property. 2. Alwa...
Author: James Kahn

Why Is Identity Theft Such a Big Problem?

14th November 2009
Why is it that ten million people in the U.S. alone are victimized by identity theft each year? It seems like the more obsessed with security our society becomes, the less secure we actually make ourselves. It is a great irony that in the days when your i...
Author: ChuckLin1
Criminal Law

Thefts and Criminal Law

02nd October 2009
Theft is considered to be a serious crime. Theft in legal terms means the intent to take another person’s belonging without the consent of that person who is the owner of that property or belonging. If there is no intend it does not fall under the c...
Author: Robert Bell

Statute of Limitations - Time Limits for Filing a Civil or Criminal Lawsuit

29th September 2009
A statute of limitations is a law, which set outs the time limits within which a civil or criminal lawsuit must be commenced. The limitation depends on the type of claim and whether the lawsuit is filed in federal or state court. Each state has its own st...
Author: Daniel Berry
Family Law

The difference in Family Law between the West and Sharia Law

16th September 2009
Sharia Law is the body of law generally used in Islamic countries. It is the most widely used religious law on the planet. Many aspects of Sharia Law differ from the laws in western nations in Europe and North America. One of the areas where Sharia law is...
Author: amnorge

Taxes, Extortion, Bullies & the Browns

06th September 2009
It is my opinion that taxes are nothing more than extortion. The income tax is especially heinous. I see no difference between the government demanding money from me and telling me if I don't pay a band of armed men will come into my house, kidnap me and ...
Author: jsolutionS005

5 Types of Theft Sentencing for Theft Crimes

09th August 2009
Are you familiar with the sentencing of theft crimes? There are a variety of theft crimes out there from fraud to embezzlement, robbery, identity theft, and etc. There are many different types of theft sentencing for these theft crimes also.To begin with,...
Author: Romel Whiteside

7 Types of Identity Theft Penalties

05th August 2009
Do you want to know more about theft penalties? Whenever a theft crime is committed, theft penalties for the crime, varies depending on where you live. Also, different states and jurisdictions have their own laws for theft crimes. It also depends on wheth...
Author: Romel Whiteside

Just in Case You Were Wondering; Here is the Identity Punishment Theft List

05th August 2009
So you are probably wondering what the rules behind identity theft punishment are. There have been many laws that have been passed on identity punishment theft. In 2004, Bush passed a bill that made it tougher on criminals. With identity theft being o...
Author: Romel Whiteside

The relationship between a recession and crime

23rd July 2009
The UK, and much of the world is currently in recession. Crime is generally considered to rise during tough financial times, but in which ways and why? As we know, unemployment increases dramatically during a recession. Businesses struggling or going u...
Author: amnorge

Crimes Committed while sleepwalking

10th June 2009
If you commit a crime while asleep should you be prosecuted just like anyone else would, or does the fact that you were asleep mean you have no responsibilities for your actions? There are numerous occasions when someone has committed a crime while claimi...
Author: amnorge
Copyright & Trademark

The Ins and Outs of Copyright Violations

01st April 2009
Copyright infringement is a hot button issue for anyone whose work might be termed "intellectual property." Working within the creative sphere, anyone who finishes a piece of work and can be said to have "created" it, will justifiably have reason to compl...
Author: mgordon

Why Plead Guilty if You Are Innocent

29th September 2008
Recently a curious phenomenon has risen to the attention of the American public. Why do people plead guilty to crimes then profess their innocence? Or, to put it another way, why would someone plead guilty to a crime they did not commit? Several banker...
Author: Geoff Mousseau
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