Criminal Law

Can You Get a DUI on a Horse?

can you get a dui on a horse

Usually, DUI laws are established keeping motor vehicles in mind. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t be charged with a DUI while riding a horse. If horses are common in your state, there may be a law to govern the behavior of people using these animals for transportation. So, can you get a DUI …

Reasonable suspicion Vs. Probable Cause

Reasonable suspicion Vs. Probable Cause

In criminal cases, two legal principles can make all the difference—Probable cause and reasonable suspicion. When it comes to reasonable suspicion vs. probable cause,  probable cause relies on what could be the objective of the crime and also circumstances and evidence. In contrast, reasonable suspicion is an inclination of the leading agencies to a particular …

Is Spitting on Someone a Crime?

is spitting on someone a crime

Spitting is an expression of disgust and anger for some people. Sometimes it’s not something one can control. Sometimes the temptation to show anger is so strong that people resort to spitting on their target or their disgust or anger rather than hitting them. But this anger could lead you to serious trouble. So, now …

What Does No Soliciting Mean?

what does no soliciting mean

Are you looking for a product or service? Do you need pest control or an alarm system in your home or office? You probably know a salesperson who knocks on your door and persuades you to buy a series of goods or services, which is the prevailing practice. There are groups of people who are …

What’s a Sex Offender?

whats a sex offender

U.S. Society and policymakers have long struggled to find effective ways to protect the public from sex offenders. Sex offenders coerce a person to engage in sexual activity. Such coercion can be physical, mental, or both. The word ‘sex offender’ refers to those convicted by judicial courts. But this should also be noted sexual offenses …

What is House Arrest?

what is house arrest

In the American justice system, courts offer several different types of punishments that vary in severity and depend on the specifics of the crime committed. One type of lesser punishment is house arrest. So, now the question comes what is house arrest? The arrest is given to some offenders as an alternative to imprisonment or …