Main Differences Between Adult and Juvenile Criminal Court

In previous blogs, we discussed the different things you need to know about the court system in America. From important legal terms and jargon to the different state court levels, there’s a lot to take in and understand. It’s quite plain; the court system is a massive, scary thing, but the more you understand it, the less nerve wracking a trial will be. We delve into the differences between adult and juvenile criminal court systems. Below, you’ll find information about the two courts, and then, we explore the differences between each.

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5 Simple Ways to Turn Your Anger into Positive Energy

Anger is a difficult emotion to process, and for a lot of people, it can turn into pent up feelings or violent outbursts. Though hard to process, negative energy outputs are harmful to others and yourself, so it’s important to do your best prevent them from happening. To help keep you from striking out against your loved ones—whether verbally, emotionally, physically, or sexually—do try these different ways to turn your anger into positive energy. Don’t give in to the harmful ways of anger.

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Common Reasons for License Suspensions in Oregon

In the past, we discussed the consequences of driving while suspended in Oregon, but what exactly results in a license suspension? While there may be minor differences, these common reasons for license suspensions tend to be similar across the country. There are a lot of people driving with a suspended license, which is understandable when you consider the number of ways to suspend or lose a license. Read for the ways your license may become suspended.

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Consequences of Getting a DUII While Still in College

There’s a lot of exciting things happening in college—new friends, difficult classes, living away from home, and so much more. College culture can feel like its own little world, and a lot of the time, this environment includes excessive drinking and partying. Though parties can be fun, when not done safely, they can get dangerous and life-threatening—fast.

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Types of Cybercrimes and Their Consequences

As technology continues to rule people and how they live their lives, online crimes online are becoming more and more applicable. In the past, cybercrimes seemed like a far-fetched idea, but now they are happening every day and affecting people all over the globe. This means that people use internet users’ personal information for their own gain, which leads to various cybercrimes. Below, we’ll discuss the different categories of cybercrimes, the most common types of cybercrimes, as well as the consequences of such offenses. Read on to understand just how important it is to recognize internet crimes.

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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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