Law & Order

Should Juveniles be Tried in Adult Court for Stealing a Car?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit There are already many crimes in Connecticut that could lead a juvenile to be transferred to the adult criminal justice system. Most of these are violent crimes, including murder and rape. However, car theft among juveniles is up 37 percent over the past ten years in Connecticut. That […]

More Autonomous Cars Might Mean More Danger on Florida’s Roads 

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In early May, the Florida Legislature passed a bill that legalized the use of self-driving across the state. The bill also stated that ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft could also use autonomous vehicles legally. The news was music to the ears of these companies, but they seem […]

​Michigan Law Stops Civil Asset Forfeiture in Cases Without Convictions  

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Michigan once had one of the highest civil asset forfeiture rates in the country. This practice allows law enforcement to seize vehicles when someone is suspected of committing a drug offense. The reason for the forfeitures, according to law enforcement, is that they help stop crime rings, particularly […]

New Laws in Effect for Colorado’s Stretch of I-70 

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Colorado is a beautiful place to work and play, but it has some road issues. Specifically, Interstate 70 between the foothills just outside of Denver and Colorado’s Western Slope is particularly dangerous in the winter months. Now, there is a new law that hopes to change that.   Beginning […]

Fewer Deaths on Georgia’s Roads May Mean New Law is Working 

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit It was in July that Georgia lawmakers passed the Hands-Free Georgia Act, which prevented drivers from holding a phone while driving. Although drivers can still use certain features of their phone, such as listening to a playlist or using a GPS, they can only do so while using […]

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