No one wants to be involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, bad habits such as distracted driving make these incidents a reality for most drivers sooner or later. Whether you’re involved in a minor fender bender or a major accident, there are certain steps you should take after the fact to protect yourself and others.
“Probable cause” is a term you’ve probably heard before. But do you know what it means or how it can impact you in terms of law enforcement and the legal system? It’s important to know your rights when it comes to this complex issue.
The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic in recent years, and it’s not subsiding anytime soon. Currently, eight states and Washington, D.C., allow the use of recreational marijuana, and 29 states have legalized its use for medical reasons. This means that one in five Americans lives in a state where cannabis is now legal.
Over the past few years, several controversial incidents around the country have sparked discussions about the excessive use of force by law enforcement. What is use of force, and what constitutes excessive use of force or police brutality?