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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.


After being involved in a car accident, victims are often shaken up and not in their normal state of mind. This article covers 6 steps to take.

Legal Word of the Day
a substituted contract where a new person - who was not part of the original contract - takes complete contractual responsibility from a person part of the original contract


This Day in the Law
On October 24, 1648, the Peace of Westphalia was finalized in writing to end the Thirty Years War and created the foundation for the birth of modern Europe.
Today's Legal Question
What infamous U.S. Supreme Court case determined that slaves were not citizens under the U.S. Constitution?



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