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Managing the Rate of Bias and Error in Forensic Processes

Recent studies have uncovered an alarming rate of forensic science errors in wrongful conviction cases. Hence, forensic sciences have come under intense criticism. The National Registry of Exonerations claims that hundreds of Americans have been victims of wrongful convictions due to faulty or deceptive forensic science evidence.  The Innocence Project also reports that 24 percent of Innocence... ❯❯❯

Reasons Why an E-Scooter is Dangerous

Electric scooters are becoming increasingly popular. Many people see them as a fun, environmentally-friendly way to get around. However, e-scooters can be dangerous, especially if not used correctly. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), these vehicles resulted in about 25,400 severe accidents in 2020 alone.  Here are some reasons e-scooters are dangerous.  They are... ❯❯❯

What to Keep In Mind When Searching for a New York Personal Injury Lawyer

If you were in an accident that was not your fault and left you with injuries, it might be time to get a lawyer. A New York personal injury attorney can help you investigate the accident or incident and obtain evidence to build a strong case. Furthermore, they can advise you of your rights and legal options and help you understand the intricacies of your case. However, not just any lawyer will... ❯❯❯

We Need To Tell the Truth about Deportation

The immigration and deportation discourse is among America's most polarizing topics and one riddled with the most misrepresentations. One of the notions frequently highlighted in the news and political commentaries is deportation being a punitive measure.  However, going by the U.S. Supreme Court's consistent rulings, it's clear that deportation is not a criminal penalty, and thus would be wrong... ❯❯❯

2024 Guide for an Aggravated DUI

It is a severe criminal offense to drive under the influence of alcohol. Sometimes, aggravating factors in a DUI matter can make the motorist face enhanced criminal consequences, more severe charges, or a higher probability of sentences. Dissecting Aggravated DUI The US forbids operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or more. Such an act is already an offense, but... ❯❯❯

New Jersey Car Accident Laws 2024 Guide: How the Law Works

New Jersey is among the states with lower-than-average car accident prevalence rates. Sadly, the low prevalence rates do not mean anything to the individuals who find themselves in an accident.  However, they can find reprieve in the fact that they can recover damages for harm caused by the negligent actions or inactions of others. Understanding how New Jersey car accident laws work is the first... ❯❯❯

The Growth of Yum Franchisee Emerge Inc. Amidst Pizza Hut Purchase

Emerge Inc. is a Houston-based franchise under Pizza Hut that continues to seize opportunities to grow its portfolio. More so, as the Pizza Huts brand adds 36 more stores in San Antonio, Emerge Inc.’s unit count increases to 84. Kamal Singh, the Emerge Inc. CEO, makes sellers understand that the franchisee will pay if their deal fits Emerge Inc.’s long-term vision. Pizza Hut’s expansion and... ❯❯❯

Five Common Types of Child Custody Arrangements

Divorcing or separating couples have important decisions to make, including who gains custody of the children and what type of custody. Child custody refers to a parent's rights and responsibility over a child's upbringing, care, and control. This article discusses the five types of child custody arrangements: legal, sole, physical, joint, and bird's nest. Legal Custody In this type of... ❯❯❯

Had a Car Accident?

Experiencing a car accident can be a traumatizing experience, and the aftermath can be equally challenging. In such situations, hiring an attorney can make a significant difference in protecting your rights and helping you navigate the legal complexities. However, choosing the right one can be daunting with countless attorneys available. You must do more than walk into or call a law firm,... ❯❯❯

A Step-by-Step Guide to Divorce

Divorce is often challenging and painful as it comes with emotional and financial trauma. It also involves navigating a complicated legal process. While no two divorce proceedings are precisely the same, most have the same general format.  This article discusses the procedures for divorce.  Step One: File the Divorce Petition A divorce petition signals the commencement of the divorce process.... ❯❯❯

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