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  • Robbery
    Robbery

    Most states describe robbery as theft/larceny of property or money through the offender’s use of physical force or fear against a victim. Where a deadly weapon like a gun is used or the victim ...

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  • Hit and Run in Texas: Reasons, Penalties, Defenses
    Hit and Run in Texas: Reasons, Penalties, Defenses

    Texas’ Hit and Run Penalties Penalties for hit and run are very strict in Texas, however they depend upon the degree of damage at the scene. Penalties are much less harsh if no physical injuries to ...

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  • Illegal Search and Seizure: What You Need to Know
    Illegal Search and Seizure: What You Need to Know

    In the U.S. constitution, limits are placed on law enforcement via the 4th Amendment. It limits police’s ability to make unlawful arrests, search people, seize their property and even take contraband ...

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  • Distinguishing Between Theft, Robbery And Burglary
    Distinguishing Between Theft, Robbery And Burglary

    As you may have realized, words that are exchangeable in common English can mean very different things when defined legally. We might use any of the words “ theft ,” “ robbery ,” or “burglary” to ...

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  • Is Forensic Science a Science?
    Is Forensic Science a Science?

    Sherlock Holmes. Hercule Poirot. Nancy Drew. Dexter Morgan. Benson & Stabler. All famous detectives from the media who use forensic science to solve their crimes and catch the culprit. Forensic ...

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  • Avoiding a DWI This Holiday Season
    Avoiding a DWI This Holiday Season

    The Christmas holiday season is supposed to be a time of celebration and jolly cheer–the last thing you want to be worrying about is a DWI charge. With holiday parties every weekend, it can be ...

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