Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ask A Lawyer: Is It Breaking and Entering if He’s My Boyfriend?

My boyfriend came over to my house a few nights ago. I was upstairs and couldn’t hear him, but he came in and my parents were mad so they called the police. They said he broke in. He had been … Continue reading

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Discrimination Nation?

Most people have heard of the slang term “DWB”, Driving While Black, to refer to the higher incidence of black drivers being pulled over compared to white. In some areas, “DWH”, or Driving While Hispanic, is more prevalent. In recent … Continue reading

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Interlock Devices for All

The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act, bill H.R. 7, could have major implications for North Carolina. The bill was introduced on January 29 by House Republicans with the support of both parties. The bill, if passed, would provide up … Continue reading

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Aging Behind Bars

Prison overcrowding has been an issue for years. Law enforcement knows it, lawmakers know it, and the general public knows it. Recently, though, the issue has taken on a different face.  Prison populations are aging, creating a new set of … Continue reading

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