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Probation is an important part of the American criminal justice system, and a complicated one. It varies across jurisdictions and between cases, and many people find themselves with questions about this alternative to jail time. Whether you're dealing with your own criminal matter, a loved one's, or you're merely curious, this post will help clear things up.

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A DUI conviction can come with serious financial hardships. The costs are spread over years and come from many directions, including DMV and court-ordered therapies. Many people don't realize how expensive these charges can be; once you've been informed, staying sober on the road is a no-brainer.

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Driving under the influence leads to more serious injuries than accidents that happen while sober, and also leads to serious consequences in court. Here some of the ways that getting behind the wheel while impaired can affect your life for the worse.

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America's body of unsolved crimes grows every year. Law enforcement experts have developed strategies to help police officers resolve these "cold cases," and their recommendations are in a document published by the National Institute of Justice. Let's look at the highlights!

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The second impeachment of former President Trump, in connection with the January 6th Capitol riot, has illuminated a constitutional issue that lawmakers of the past have already debated: does Congress have the jurisdiction to involve a former public official, now a private citizen, in an impeachment proceeding?

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The more we do online, the more visible our habits and personal information become. This presents an opportunity for digital identity theft, a crime likely to be increasingly common in the years ahead. What should you do about it? Pretend it's not real? Human sacrifice to the gods of Google? Other?

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COVID-19 has shaken up the criminal justice arena considerably this year, but has it produced the drop in DUI cases that many of us were expecting?

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Colorado Governor Jared Polis has pardoned thousands of people convicted in petty marijuana possession cases from before the substance was legalized across the state. Here are the details of the governor's order and what it means for those affected.

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