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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.


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.


What should you do if you lock your keys in your car (or someone else’s vehicle)? Nearly all of us have done it. But what are the best methods to unlock a car? In this article, we’ll go over the proper legal steps to follow in the event you’ve locked yourself out of your vehicle (or another’s vehicle).


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.

Legal Word of the Day
a person who has the main responsibility for an obligation and may allow another person, i.e. agent, to act on his or her behalf


This Day in the Law
On April 18, 1949 (Easter Monday), the Ireland Act went into effect and officially terminated Ireland’s status as a member of the United Kingdom’s (UK) Commonwealth of Nations.
Today's Legal Question
What U.S. amendment granted the citizens of each state to elect their senators by popular vote?



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