• Understanding criminal sexting charges

    “Sexting” is a word that had yet to be invented several years ago. Since the practice began, it has evolved into a cultural phenomenon. In addition, it has evolved into a crime under certain circumstances. Not all sexting behaviors are criminal. If you and your spouse wish to sext, you...

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    Understanding the basics of cyberstalking charges

    We live in a world that is increasingly interconnected via various means of electronic communication. Chances are that you email, text, post on social media sites or otherwise communicate with others via electronic devices on a regular basis. It is important to maintain a certain sense of etiquette and restraint...

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    Supreme Court rules in favor of privacy for arrestees

    Late last month, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of privacy rights for arrestees in a case focused on cellphone searches. This highly-anticipated ruling insists that law enforcement officials must obtain a warrant before searching the cellphones of individuals who have been arrested. According to the New...

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    Preventing Minors From Giving False Confessions

    The criminal justice system in the United States takes an inconsistent approach when dealing with juvenile offenders. In some cases, juveniles are correctly treated as less mature and therefore less culpable than adults. As such, their sentences seek more to reform and rehabilitate than to punish. In other cases, juveniles...

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