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New Law Allows Drunk Drivers to Seal Their Records

Published: Jun 02, 2017 in DUI

The stark fact is that having a criminal record brings with it great disadvantages when it comes to having access to employment opportunities, rental housing, and other privileges that require a background check. Even a crime you may commit…

What is Date Rape?

Published: May 26, 2017 in Sex Crimes

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the term “date rape.” The term arose from sexual assault cases typically involving women being incapacitated by another person and then taken advantage of. The offenders would usually use some sort of…

Texas Marital Rape Laws

Published: May 19, 2017 in Sex Crimes

In previous decades, marital rape was not a possibility. Due to traditional viewpoints, most communities and legislators assumed women would submit to their husbands in regard to intercourse. However, America’s cultural values and laws have evolved over the years…

Minimum Mandatory Sentences for Sex Cases

Published: May 12, 2017 in Sex Crimes

A mandatory minimum sentence is the shortest length of time you must spend behind bars for committing a particular offense. These guidelines exist because federal and some state legislatures have decided that offenders of certain crimes should spend at…