22Mar, 2019

The Harsh Reality of Teen Sexting in NC
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The Harsh Reality of Teen Sexting in NC

Lawmakers have the tough job of adjusting legislation as the state, country, and world change. New technology, cultural shifts, and other factors may make old laws useless – or even dangerous. If lawmakers do not address outdated rules, they could Continue reading

16Mar, 2019

Domestic Violence in NC: It Doesn’t Have to Involve Physical Harm
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Domestic Violence in NC: It Doesn’t Have to Involve Physical Harm

Often, the term “domestic violence” conjures images of physical abuse, but since the late ‘70s, when the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence was initially organized, it has been leading the movement to further define what the term means, and Continue reading

02Mar, 2019

Did You Know That Trespassing Is Considered a Property Crime in NC?
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Did You Know That Trespassing Is Considered a Property Crime in NC?

Generally speaking, there are three classes of crimes: drug crimes, crimes against property, and violent crimes. Obviously, there can be some crossover, but most offenses fall squarely into one of those three categories.

Drug crimes, clearly, must involve drugs. Violent Continue reading

14Feb, 2019

Child Abuse: Defining the 4 Main Types Covered By North Carolina Law
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Child Abuse: Defining the 4 Main Types Covered By North Carolina Law

The conversation around child abuse and reasonable punishment has been going on since the beginning of parenting. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement urging parents not to spank or physically punish their children.

Still, it’s not Continue reading

13Feb, 2019

Want to Avoid a North Carolina DWI? Yep, There’s an App for That
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Want to Avoid a North Carolina DWI? Yep, There's an App for That

Now that smart phones are ubiquitous, developers have created apps to help us with nearly every aspect of daily life. Finances. Diet management. Avoiding traffic. Shopping. More shopping. And even more shopping.

Some of the most surprising apps, however, may Continue reading

01Feb, 2019

North Carolina Shoplifting: Larceny Versus Concealment of Goods
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North Carolina Shoplifting: Larceny Versus Concealment of Goods

What is shoplifting?

Most of us have a pretty clear understanding of the basics. It’s when someone takes something from a store without paying for it, right?

Except that in North Carolina, it’s not quite that simple. There is no Continue reading