Juvenile Crime in WV

Juvenile Crime in WV

Juvenile Crime vs. Regular Crime Juvenile crimes are defined by the person committing the crime. If someone commits a crime at a time in which they are under the age of eighteen, they are committing a juvenile crime. If someone is seventeen when the crime occurs but...
Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Sexual Assault on College Campuses The “Red Zone” on College Campuses The “Red Zone” on college campuses is the first six weeks of the semester in which sexual assault rates are the highest. Freshman are settling into college life and, in most cases, consuming a lot...
Do I Really Need a Lawyer?

Do I Really Need a Lawyer?

The Dilemma You may find yourself in a situation that requires specific legal expertise.  Legal advice is available in a variety of media channels, and different formats.  You may ask yourself, “Do I Really Need a Lawyer?”  Often times, it is tempting to...
Literal Law: How One Word Changed Hate Crime In WV

Literal Law: How One Word Changed Hate Crime In WV

The Supreme Court’s Definition of Hate Crime In WV The West Virginia Supreme Court ruled recently that hate crime laws do not cover those who identify as LGBTQ. This is obviously highly controversial for multiple reasons, but in spite of all of the logical...