Posts Tagged“legal”

Each year, many people are injured in accidents that are not their fault. They may be hurt by medical negligence, car wrecks they didn’t cause, unsafe work environments, unsafe products, or other situations where their safety was put at risk due to someone else’s negligence. If you’ve been injured, you may be wondering whether or not you should file a personal injury claim. There are a few things to consider before filing a claim. The first thing you will need to show in order to file a successful personal injury claim is that the injury or accident you experienced actually…

You are probably familiar with the classic sights to see while you’re in the United Kingdom. Big Ben, Stonehenge, and the Tower of London, to name a few. What happens, however, once you’ve visited those famous sites and you want to get a great taste of the UK? Now you need to know how to get the most of your travel experience. Take a Bite The British have never been known for their cuisine. As tourists we may try the steak and kidney pie or toad in the hole but we tend to do it more as a dare than…

The grand jury is a system that is used in around half of all states, including California. In courtroom trials, a so-called “petit” jury is used. Both the petite and the grand jury are made up men/women from every walk of life, chosen to serve. The aim of the grand jury is to determine whether or not the evidence collected on a certain case is sufficient to start criminal proceedings. Originally, these juries were there to ensure the accused had a defence. Today, however, the grand jury is under a lot of criticism. In June, Adam M Smith decided to…

Something few people know is that there are only two jurisdictions in the world that use common law and that has a grand jury in order to screen the validity of a criminal indictment. One of those two is Liberia, the other is the United States. It is also something that has always interested Adam M Smith, who is fascinated by global legal proceedings. Adam M Smith Explains the Role of the US Grand Jury A grand jury can issue what is known as a “true bill”, which means someone is indicted for a crime. They will only do this,…

No one goes out of their way to get a DUI (driving under the influence). Well, at least that is the case most of the time. That said are you doing all you can to steer clear of a DUI? Keep in mind that a DUI charge and conviction can impact you in many ways. First, your professional career can take a hit when convicted. Even if not relying on your vehicle much for work, the idea you drove under the influence shows bad judgment. Second, your personal life can take a downward spiral too. Family and friends may question…