What to Do if You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault on a College Campus

  • What to Do if You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault on a College Campus

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    According to the Symposium on False Allegations of Rape, 2%–8% of rape allegations are provably false. In addition, 44.9% of cases did not proceed, meaning there was insufficient evidence or the incident did not meet the legal standard of assault. Sexual assault is a serious allegation that can land the accused – guilty or not […]

  • What Do I Do if a Loved One is a Victim of Domestic Abuse?

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    Domestic abuse is a problem that permeates the world, affecting more people than one might realize. In Arizona, there were 28,546 domestic abuse hotline and referral calls made in 2016. Arizona emergency shelters provided 283,170 nights of relief to adults and children the same year. Domestic violence can refer to physical abuse, battery, willful intimidation, […]

  • How Do Police Officers Detect a DUI?

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    Maybe you were hanging out with friends or catching the last of the big game at your local bar, and you had one too many. You don’t feel “drunk,” and think you can make it home safely. Unfortunately, driving “buzzed” and driving drunk are the same thing in the eyes of the law. Before you […]

  • Arizona Teen Drunk Driving – Punishments and Unique Details

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    Driving under the influence of illicit drugs or alcohol is incredibly dangerous, and DUI laws exist to deter drivers from operating their vehicles while intoxicated. Many motorists still choose to drive under the influence, and a disproportionate number of DUI-related fatalities are caused by drivers younger than 21. The standards for legal alcohol consumption are […]

  • How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your System?

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    Drug use has been an ongoing issue in the United States for the past few decades. Recently, drug overdoses have overtaken car accidents as the most common cause of accidental deaths in the country. Consequently, more people are advocating for better awareness programs and educational services to warn Americans about the dangers of drug use. […]

  • Domestic Violence – Common Tactics of Control

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    Domestic violence is a constant problem around the country that leads to thousands of physical injuries, emotional damages, and violence-related deaths every year. The abuser will usually attempt to control the victim through various different tactics including isolation from family, using children as leverage, and stalking. These tactics are designed to control the victim and […]

  • Arizona Medical Marijuana Sales to Reach $367 Million in 2016

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    It has been 7 years since the legalization of medical marijuana in Arizona with Proposition 203. In this time, sales have soared around the state. As the final sales numbers for medical marijuana in 2016 roll in, marijuana industry research groups predict Arizona medical marijuana sales to reach $367 million – a big jump from […]

  • Can the Police Question a Minor Before Contacting Their Parents?

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    Interactions between police officers and youths often raise certain questions of consent and parental rights. Parents may feel that officers have infringed upon their rights and the rights of their minor child when police question a child before notifying the parents. It often feels like police officers take advantage of nervous, scared, or unsuspecting minors […]

  • Do Restraining Orders Work?

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    A restraining order (or order of protection) is something the court may impose to protect domestic violence victims from their perpetrators. A restraining order can prohibit an abuser from making any kind of contact with the victim, preventing him or her from coming within a certain distance of a home, workplace, school, or other location […]