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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.


The U.S. President can pardon or grant a reprieve to just about any individual for federal crimes against the United States In fact, many individuals have received presidential pardons dating back to George Washington’s presidency. To learn more about the pardon process, take a look at this article.


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.


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.


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).


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.


Asking questions of a potential employer will help you to stand out and show that you’re really interested in the job. In this article, we’ll briefly go over how to prepare for a job interview, questions you might ask, and how to follow-up with the employer after the interview.


James Bond, aka "007," may be the most famous special agent of all. But what exactly does it mean to be an "agent" in the eyes of the law? You may be surprised to find out.


How can an offer be terminated, thus preventing the creation of a contract? In this article, we’ll discuss how an offer can be terminated by the person making the offer, by the person accepting the offer, and by operation of law.


Did you know you can use a U.S. Passport or a U.S. Passport Card to travel internationally. U.S. Passport Cards cost less than U.S. Passports, but they are more limited in their use. To find out the best passport for you, read ahead.