Assault, according to our judicial system, occurs when an individual intentionally uses force to control another person in a situation where the other person has not consented. Assault can occur in a number of different manners, including simply touching someone, pushing them out of the way,...
If you are pulled over for having a headlight out, do the police have the right to search your car? The Constitution declares Americans are protected from illegal search and seizures, yet over a million vehicles are searched each year during routine traffic stops.
If you were arrested or detained by the police or another person and you feel their actions were unjustified, is it possible to sue for false arrest? Under some circumstances, it is. Police misconduct does not always require a victim to receive a physical injury or suffer from police brutality.
It is illegal for anyone to file a false report of child abuse, but unfortunately, it happens everyday. Even though 60% percent of reported abuse cases are false, this offense has the highest conviction rate of all felony crimes. The law is written to protect the children first, so even though you...