What You Need to Know About Miranda Warnings & the Fifth Amendment
29 December 2016
You have likely seen many crime dramas where a suspect is read their "Miranda rights". The often-heard reading begins "You have the right to remain silent", and it is this right that is targeted with this warning. Simply put, the reading of this warning to a person being arrested puts them on notice that they are not required to speak to an interrogator and that they may request legal counsel.
Four Aspects Of Your College Life That A DUI Conviction Can Ruin
15 November 2016
The consequences of driving under the influence (DUI) are serious for everyone, but they are worse for college students. As a student, therefore, you need to be extra cautious to avoid drinking and driving. Here four aspects of your college education that will be affected if you're convicted of a DUI:
Unless you are a genius in the literal meaning of the word (not the everyday adulterated meaning), you need to study to graduate in time and with good grades.
When Is A Rental Car Company Responsible For A Car Accident?
17 August 2016
If a rental vehicle crashes into your car, it is the driver of the rental car, rather than the rental company, who is responsible for your losses. This is the situation if the driver's negligence causes them to crash into your car. However, there are a few situations in which you may hold the rental company liable for your losses. Here are a few examples of such situations:
The Accident Was Caused By a Vehicle Defect
Is It Still Assault If You Agree To Fight Each Other?
7 June 2016
When people are angry with each other, it's not unusual for them to engage in physical combat—especially if alcohol is involved. It's a given that if one person is the aggressor and the second party only fought back to defend his or herself from attack, the aggressor would be guilty of assault. But is it still assault if both parties agree to engage in mutual combat? Here's what you should know about this issue.