Law School and DUI – Can You Become a Lawyer If You Have a DUI?

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By: J. T. Lawrence [ad_1] Law School admissions officials are often asked “can you become a lawyer if you have a DUI?” The fact is, there is a small barrier to law school with a DUI. The reason the question comes up in regard to law school and not other graduate programs is that law […]

Construction Zone Traffic Law and Ticket Types

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By: Rachel Mencel [ad_1] During the summer months, construction zones can make traveling by car a hassle. Not only do construction zones increase your travel time as you have to slow down to pass through them, but it can also create traffic jams in typically un-congested areas. Despite how inconvenient it may be, traffic construction […]

Cannabis, Healthcare and the Law

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By: Laura A Hipshire [ad_1] Many states have passed laws and rules regarding the use of medical marijuana, which were written to protect eligible patients, users, and caregivers from prosecution and arrest. There is a lengthy application process individuals must go through both to use the substance, sell it, and market it. Patients and caregivers […]

Differences Between Civil and Criminal Law

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By: Johnathan Davidson [ad_1] Civil laws are the sets of laws and justice that affect the legal status of individuals. Civil law, therefore, is commonly referred to in comparison to criminal law, which is that body of law involving the state against individuals (including corporate organizations) where the state relies on the power given it […]

Is the Law on Diminished Responsibility Satisfactory?

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By: Rashel Ahmed [ad_1] Voluntary manslaughter, as established by the Homicide Act 1957, is determined by three sections: diminished responsibility, provocation, and suicide pact. These are all known as partial defences meaning that they do not give full acquittal of a sentence they only shorten that of murder to manslaughter. Diminished responsibility is established by […]

Law Enforcement Investigator

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By: Kanika Saxena [ad_1] When a crime is committed, it is essential to uncover all the evidence associated with it in order to find the culprit. It is the law enforcement authorities who make the arrest. But they require a complete analysis of the motive behind the crime, methods involved in committing the crime, prime […]

Distinguish Between Law of Tort, Criminal Law and Contract Act

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By: Chaudhry Omar Ejaz [ad_1] 1. INTRODUCTION: Tort is breach of some civil duty independent of contract for which compensation may be recoverable. If there is an injury for which no compensation is recoverable is not tort. The law of tort is based on common law. It is still growing. It is not the part […]