Arizona Prostitution Penalties

  • Arizona Prostitution Penalties

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    Arizona has strict laws pertaining to prostitution, which is the illegal act of buying or selling sexual services. The penalties for prostitution law violations are much harsher for offenders who engage in any type of prostitution with minors under the age of 18. While some may mistakenly believe that only a person selling or attempting […]

  • What Is Are The Most Common False Conviction Cases?

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    The justice system in the United States seeks to maintain social harmony by punishing people who engage in dangerous antisocial behavior. While the justice system often works as intended and includes many honest, upstanding individuals, errors, misrepresentations, falsehoods, and other unjust elements can and do make their way into the justice system. These problems can […]

  • How Common is Drug Crime in the U.S.?

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    Drug crimes are one of the most common criminal offenses in the United States. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Prisons, about 46% of all prison inmates are in prison for drug crimes. These offenses can include minor charges for possession and paraphernalia as well as more serious offenses such as […]

  • Wrongfully Accused of a Criminal Case? [infographic]

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    How many people do wrongful conviction verdicts impact in the U.S.? Wrongful convictions are devastating events that are unfortunately not uncommon. In the United States, there have been 2,095 exonerations of innocent inmates since 1989. In that time, an average of 8.7 years were spent by each person for a crime they did not commit; […]

  • Disorderly Conduct and Repercussions

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    Every state has laws on the books aimed at maintaining peace, law, and order. It is against the law for individuals to “disturb the peace” or otherwise act as public nuisances. One of the terms most people know but may not fully understand is “disorderly conduct.” This is a catch-all term describing any disruptive behavior […]

  • How to Protect Your Identity from Thieves

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    Identity theft has been a major concern of the digital age since the 1990s. Once digital commerce proliferated, hackers, fraudsters, and other criminals saw an opportunity to commit serious crimes from the relative safety of a remote computer. Identity theft refers to any fraud committed by obtaining another person’s personal information and acting as that […]

  • How Serious an Offense Is Curfew Violation?

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    Juvenile curfew laws exist to keep young people out of harm’s way and to deter them from criminal activity. Most curfew laws exist at the local level, and lawmakers determine them based on community preferences and the degree of criminal activity in the area. Local ordinances differ across the country, but most apply to individuals […]

  • How Dangerous is it to Use a Fake ID?

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    Using a fake identification card as a teen can seem relatively harmless – especially if “everyone is doing it” – until offenders realize the full implications of this illegal action. Using false identification for any purpose, even for an attempt at underage drinking, is a crime. Young people facing criminal charges for possessing or attempting […]

  • Penalties for Smuggling Contraband to Give to a Prisoner

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    “Prison contraband” describes items the law does not allow prisoners to have while in detainment. Contraband can be almost anything, from weapons to certain types of food. Almost anything that prisoners could trade, modify, or use to escape may be something corrections professionals deem “contraband.” Smuggling contraband to give to a prisoner in Arizona is […]

  • What Are the Repercussions for Speeding in a School Zone?

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    School zones have strict rules for a reason. They protect young children and teens – society’s most vulnerable populations. Every year, thousands of students unknowingly put their lives at risk when they walk on sidewalks and crosswalks in Phoenix. It only takes one moment of driver distraction, carelessness, or negligence to cause serious injury or […]