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White collar crimes are non-violent offenses that are often prosecuted against business professionals. These crimes are typically motivated by gain and are characterized by deception or concealment. A goal of a white collar crime is benefiting in regard to money, … Continue reading

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First degree murder is one of the most serious criminal charges a person can face. The key to proving first degree murder, as opposed to second or third degree murder, is intent. In these cases, a prosecutor must be able … Continue reading

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Like adults, juveniles can face serious punishment for crimes they commit. In the United States, a person is considered a juvenile if they are under the age of 18. For most crimes committed by minors, there is a separate court … Continue reading

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During a nine year span between 2003 and 2012, there were 3,866 deaths caused by drunk drivers in Illinois, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Across the United States, it is illegal to drive with a blood … Continue reading

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With the recent trend of “Me Too,” in which sexual assault survivors, mostly women, have shared their stories, many people have come forward with accusations. Being accused of sexual assault is very serious, since it can be charged as a … Continue reading

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Many people face criminal charges after they are pulled over by a police officer who initiates the stop after running a car’s license plate number through government databases. If the officer determines there is reasonable suspicion that a crime is … Continue reading

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The federal government first addressed mail fraud in the 19th century after evidence of such schemes surfaced. Because mail (and later, wire) communications often cross over state lines using the U.S. Postal Service or other interstate transmitters, it makes sense … Continue reading

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White collar crimes are often complex and generally involve months and years of preparations before prosecutors bring a case. There is no official set of crimes under the law called “white collar crimes”. However, federal and state offenses involving fraud … Continue reading

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As technology continues to advance, more and more people commit computer- and internet-based computer- and internet-based crimes. The advent of conveniences such as smartphones has given rise to extreme levels of interconnected relationships and industry but also offers more opportunities for … Continue reading

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Last year, a critically-acclaimed miniseries created a resurgence of interest in one of the most talked about criminal cases in our nation’s history. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was broadcast as a 10-part series on the cable … Continue reading

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