• What Is Restorative Justice?

    Is it good for society when defendants are given long prison sentences or other severe penalties for crimes they committed while they were minors? A growing number of American communities say no. In the past, many politicians argued that the best way to crack down on juvenile crime was to lock up young defendants. It’s…

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    What Are The Elements Of An Embezzlement Charge?

    When individuals in Virginia and elsewhere think about financial crimes, they likely think about the theft of money through a robbery or fraud. They might also think about the accused offender seizing the money from a stranger. While these types of crimes do occur and carry with them serious penalties, some financial crimes stem from…

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    Understanding The Different Types Of Fraud

    A previous post highlighted a specific white-collar crime. Embezzlement, which is considered a theft crime, can carry with it serious penalties. Fraud is another type of white-collar crime, and it can come in many forms, occurring in a wide variety of situations. If you have been accused of fraud, it is important to take the matter seriously,…

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    Clarksburg man faces sex offender registry violations

    While facing any type of criminal allegations can impact the accused’s reputation, some crimes can be more damaging than others. For example, sex crimes carry with them serious penalties and consequences that could follow a person for years after serving his or her time. Thus, those accused of such a crime should take steps to…

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    Tags: Sex Crimes