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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.

What should you do if you lock your keys in your car (or someone else’s vehicle)? Nearly all of us have done it. But what are the best methods to unlock a car? In this article, we’ll go over the proper legal steps to follow in the event you’ve locked yourself out of your vehicle (or another’s vehicle).

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.

This article addresses some of the most common questions dealing with non-compete agreements, specifically when dealing with employers and employees. If faced with a non-compete agreement, you’ll want to review some of the main issues to take into consideration before you sign the contract.

Legal Word of the Day
the transfer of contract rights by one party – the assignor – to another party – the assignee

This Day in the Law
On April 20, 1871, the Civil Rights Act of 1871, also known as the Ku Klux Klan Act, was passed by President Ulysses S. Grant. The act was intended to protect southern blacks from the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) following the Civil War.
Today's Legal Question
What president signed into law the Lend-Lease Act?

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