Until very recently (in 2019, to be exact), North Carolina had a loophole in its sexual consent laws knowns as the “Right to Finish.” This loophole meant that many women who felt they were raped never got the justice they deserved.
Now that the loophole has been closed, sexual consent in North Carolina means something new. Here’s what you need to know about the changes in the law and what it means.
What Was the Law in North Carolina?
The loophole that was recently closed was based on a court decision from 1979 [...]
When you think of shoplifting, felony-level crimes probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind. Instead, it’s likely images of teenagers sliding makeup or small clothing items into pockets and handbags instead.
Well, one group of five local women recently learned the hard way that shoplifting can indeed be a felony-level crime. The group of women engaged in organized retail theft with a shopping spree at a North Carolina mall, stealing products worth thousands of dollars from multiple stores.
Basic shoplifting in the state of North Carolina is a misdemeanor offense. When [...]
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Whether you’re married, dating, separated, living together, or divorced, sexual intercourse with another person through the use of force or without their consent is illegal in the state of North Carolina. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had intercourse with them previously – you must have their consent to have intercourse with them each time.
This type of situation often comes into play with marital rape. In North Carolina, it is a crime that can carry with it severe penalties. Don’t assume that a partner or former partner can be coerced or forced [...]
Anyone under the age of 21 in North Carolina is not of legal age to consume alcohol, but that doesn’t mean that they refrain from drinking. Unfortunately, some underage drinkers not only break the law by imbibing alcohol in the first place – some take it one step further by driving after they’ve ingested alcohol.
You may think that underage drinkers who get behind the wheel face the same consequences as anyone else in North Carolina getting busted for a DUI, but that’s not the case at all. In fact, there are some [...]
Any type of conviction can be a stain on your criminal record, but some criminal convictions come with added obstacles – like impacting your right to own a gun.
When it comes to domestic violence in North Carolina, you could be looking at more than jail time and fines for a conviction. If you are found guilty of an offense of domestic violence in the state, then North Carolina law says you can’t obtain a gun permit. And federal law has the same restrictions.
Even for misdemeanor offenses, your second amendment rights can [...]