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Did you ever wonder why the legal drinking age in the United States is 21? This article will explain the reasons behind this alcohol-related law.


In this article, we’ll explore 10 specific intent crimes. We’ll look at the meaning of specific intent, show how specific intent is different than other types of crimes, and give a real world example on how specific intent works.


The U.S. President can pardon or grant a reprieve to just about any individual for federal crimes against the United States In fact, many individuals have received presidential pardons dating back to George Washington’s presidency. To learn more about the pardon process, take a look at this article.


Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a lawyer? What do lawyers do on a day-to-day basis? Why is a law degree one of the most sought after professional degrees? We’ll uncover these questions, and more, this article.


How can an offer be terminated, thus preventing the creation of a contract? In this article, we’ll discuss how an offer can be terminated by the person making the offer, by the person accepting the offer, and by operation of law.

Legal Word of the Day
extreme unfairness


This Day in the Law
On April 17, 1982, Queen Elizabeth II signed the Canada Act to end Canada’s legal dependence on the United Kingdom (UK).
Today's Legal Question
What famous inventor patented the cotton gin?



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