Legal Jargon: Common Courtroom Terms You Should Know

The drama of a courtroom can be just as riveting in real life as it is on TV shows. The statements said and the events that occurred provide a glimpse into some of the most foundational—yet complicated—aspects of humanity. Determining right versus wrong and victim versus criminal show us the evolution of humanity, morality, and law.

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School Smarts: The Most Common Crimes on College Campuses

The beginning of the school year is upon us. For college students, this comes with a whole mix of emotions, new starts, challenges, and other big life changes. With classes about to start, you’ll want to brush up on how to have a safe school year. To accomplish this, you’ll want to become educated on the most common crimes on college campuses. We list some common occurrences below along with what you should do if someone accuses you of these crimes.

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Fines and Consequences: How a DUII Affects a Medical Career

Driving under the influence of intoxicants has many consequences and depending on your career, the severity of the aftermath can significantly increase. A DUII can inhibit your ability to get to your job, impact your focus at work, and so much more. Although these charges negatively impact anyone with a job, they are quite harmful to those in the medical field. Below we talk about the general consequences of a DUII. We will then delve into how a DUII affects a medical career and the steps these convicted individuals can take to move forward.

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7 Different Courtroom Roles You Should Know

If you have to go to court, chances are you’re feeling very overwhelmed by the process. There are many different factors to consider, and if you’re unaware of how court cases play out, it’s easy to feel paralyzed. Plus, with over 40 million lawsuits filed annually, there’s plenty of reason to familiarize yourself with the inner workings of a courtroom. To help individuals headed to trial, we discuss the different courtroom roles and participants.

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The 3 Different Levels of the State Court

People often wonder what the difference is between state and federal court systems. The primary distinction is that local and state courts hear cases that involve city or state laws. Federal courts, on the other hand, handle cases that involve the violation of federal laws. Read on to learn more about what the state court is and about the different levels of the state court.

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Process then Speak: 7 Healthy Ways to Communicate Anger


Anger is a difficult emotion to process, and many people deal with it in unhealthy ways that can end up being detrimental to themselves or others. Emotional, physical, and sexual abuse; self-harm; and drinking and driving are some common behaviors of those who struggle with anger. To keep yourself and those around you safe, we’ve listed a few healthy ways to communicate and process anger.

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What to Expect in a Criminal Trial | An Overview

If you have been charged with any sort of crime your stress levels are probably sky-high. There is a lot to think about and a lot of different variables that will come into play. The legal procedures when it comes to criminal trials can be overwhelming—there is an abundance of information to understand. If you’re wondering what exactly to expect in a criminal trial, keep reading.

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