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How Should You Respond to a Red Light Camera Ticket?

Red light cameras are a convenient way for municipalities to make money, but they also cause penalties to be imposed upon innocent vehicle owners.

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Satanic Temple Settles “Sabrina” Lawsuit

The Satanic Temple has settled its copyright infringement lawsuit against Warner Bros. and Netflix involving the Temple’s goat-headed statue of Baphomet.

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What Does the Constitution Say About Gun Control? Part 2

A large majority of Americans support some form of gun control, but as we saw in Part 1, political and constitutional roadblocks to regulation have made gun control legislation difficult to enact.

A large majority of Americans support some form of gun contr...

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What Does the Constitution Say About Gun Control? Part 1

In the wake of the recent gun massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the most vocal proponents of gun control have been students.

In the wake of the recent gun massacre at Marjory Stoneman D...

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Do Bail Schedules Discriminate Against the Poor?

The United States Constitution prohibits the government from setting excessive bail when individuals are charged with a crime. Bail gives meaning to the presumption of innocence by assuring that people do not serve sentences before they are convicted.rn

The United States Constitution prohibits the government from...

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How to Seal Criminal Records in Colorado

Sealing records is not the same thing as expunging records. Expungement means your records are destroyed. If your case gets sealed, law enforcement, the court and criminal justice agencies can still access your records; however they will not be visible to the public.

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Is South Carolina's “Disturbing Schools” Law Unconstitutional?

South Carolina makes it unlawful for anyone "to disturb in any way or in any place the students or teachers of any school" or "to act in an obnoxious manner" on school property. It is difficult to imagine any student who, at some point during elementary or secondary school, does not disturb another student or behave in a manner that someone might regard as obnoxious.

South Carolina makes it unlawful for anyone "to disturb in a...

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Can Alternative Sentencing Combat Prison Overcrowding?

Alternative sentencing may help alleviate prison overcrowding while still delivering a fair punishment for minor crimes such as DUI and drug offenses.rn

Alternative sentencing may help alleviate prison overcrowdin...

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