For young people, the threat of jail time is often used as a deterrent as parents and the authorities attempt to warn them about the ramifications of breaking the law. If they do so anyway, jail time is then used to reform them and keep them from committing crimes in the future. But does this actually work?
It's expected that everyone who has an income will file income tax returns unless the income is below the annual threshold for having to claim, or it is a type of income that doesn't require reporting. It's imperative that anyone who is having to deal with income taxes know to handle them.
When it comes to teen drunk driving, parents face something of a dilemma.
A drug possession conviction can impact your life in many ways. From community service to prison time, there's no shortage of potential penalties.
Far from the sure-fire way to catch criminals it appears to be on television, the misapplication of forensic science is actually one of the biggest contributing factors to wrongful convictions. Research has shown that many forensic techniques applied in criminal investigations are not reliable, despite being portrayed to a jury as strong evidence of guilt.