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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
Agent – a person (or entity) that acts on behalf of another person (or entity) with a third party (-ies)

This Day in the Law
On June 26, 1934, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Federal Credit Union Act into law to create federal credit unions in the United States.
Today's Legal Question
True/False: The Miranda rights are part of the U.S. Constitution.

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