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Teen Shoplifting: Minor Thrills, Major Punishment

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Teenagers are fearless - they are more likely than any age group to drink and drive or try drugs. In their quest for adventure and adrenaline, they seem to stop

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Customers, Know Your Rights While Shopping! -

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Customers, Know Your Rights While Shopping! Tucked away in the back of Macy’s flagship store in New York City, there is a room that looks more like a jail than a wing of a department store.With wooden benches and holding…

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Four Federal Acts That Shaped the Present Sex Offender Laws

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Sexual violence occurs all over the planet. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines this crime as “any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances, or acts to traffic, or otherwise directed, against a person’s sexuality using coercion, by any person regardless of their relationship to the victim, in any setting, including but not limited to home and work.” Rape (by intimate partners or by strangers), child sexual abuse, incest, , stalking, sexual harassment, forced prostitution for the purpose of sexual exploitation, and domestic violence are all forms of sexual assault, directed against both males and females.


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Risking Freedom for a Piece of Meat: Why Do People Shoplift?

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1 in 11 Americans (approximately 27 million Americans) – no matter how poor or wealthy they are – takes goods from the store shelves and “forgets” to pay for them. Shoplifting is a national epidemic that’s costing the economy more than $100 million each day, with most criminals getting away: shoplifters say they are caught only once in every 48 times they steal. Meat, razors, baby formula, electronics, cosmetics, alcohol, over-the-counter drugs, and clothes are on the list of the most shoplifted items in the U.S.


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States Legalize Pot – Not So Fast, Say Cities - HG.org

States Legalize Pot – Not So Fast, Say Cities - HG.org | Criminal Defense Law | Scoop.it
According to Bob Ferguson, the Attorney General of the state of Washington, it’s completely legal for cities and other local governments that don’t want marijuana to be legal in their area to enact la

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Date Rape: Warning SignsThat Can Save Your Life

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Date Rape: Warning SignsThat Can Save Your Life When hearing the word “rape,” the image most people conjure is that of a masked assailant sneaking behind a helpless victim at night and dragging him/her to dark alleyways, where they can fulfill their criminal intentions. However, that’s not the only type of rape and also not …

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Hope for Justice: Record-Breaking Number of Exonerations in 2013

Hope for Justice: Record-Breaking Number of Exonerations in 2013 | Criminal Defense Law | Scoop.it

We live in times when punishing criminals the harshest way possible is seen as a way to obtain justice. Tens of years in jail, capital punishment, and an increasingly obvious refusal to give the benefit of the doubt are currently considered the most effective methods of fighting crime – especially the heinous ones, involving child abuse and serial killings.


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Social Media, Criminal Law, And Ethics | Sexy Social Media

Social Media, Criminal Law, And Ethics | Sexy Social Media | Criminal Defense Law | Scoop.it
From criminal activity shared on Facebook to evidence on Twitter feeds, social media is increasingly becoming the perfect crime-solving partner for police

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