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Feb 23

For a lot of people, a background check is no big deal—but if you've got a record, you know that sinking feeling you get when you realize that you may not get a job or an apartment because of your prior convictions. Fortunately, a criminal record may not always be the end of the world—in fact, some infractions, convictions, and other transgressions may be expunged. read more

Jan 25

We tend to think of mischief as a quaint or harmless trait. Children are mischievous, cats can be mischievous—but when it comes to the law, mischief can be a lot more than just a cheeky prank. read more

Nov 21

Though they're often attributed to teens, there's no age limit on selfies. There's also, apparently, no age when grown adults realize that a selfie can do more than just get you likes—it can get you a long sentence in prison. That's the lesson that Samuel Morales Jr, 34, recently learned, according to a report from the Seattle PI. read more

Oct 11

Everyone's seen the headlines about Millennials: they're lazy and entitled and can't do anything right. But regardless of what you think of Millennials recent numbers from the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that they're nowhere near the most criminal generation. read more

Jul 13

If you asked, just about any first-year law student or police academy newbie could quickly tell you which season is typically the most crime-heavy: Summer. How do we know about summer crime? It's simple—there's data. read more

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June 22, 2017

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June 8, 2017

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