Three Common White Collar Crimes

What does white collar crime refer to? It refers to crimes which are performed as a way of producing some sort of financial gain with the use of some kind of deception. Oftentimes white collar crimes are committed by people in the world of business, [...]

Can I Sue My Neighbors If Their Dog Bit My Kid?

If your child has been bitten by someone else’s animals, you might want to start looking at your options. In some cases, you might want to consider filing a civil lawsuit against them. Obviously, a lawsuit isn’t going to be the right [...]

Slang Terms from Victorian Times

Slang Terms from Victorian Times Arfarfanarf:  If someone is described as Arfarfanarf, chances are that they are in inebriated. The word “arf” on its own was slang for a half pint of beer. Batty fang: Batty fang was a term popular among [...]

Questions That Shouldn’t Be Asked During An Interview

The process of hiring someone can be stressful. It is incredibly difficult to get to know a potential employee well enough to make a decision based on a short discussion. If a candidate is rejected, and he or she believes the reason was unfair [...]

6 Incredible Inventions by Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was an amazing inventor in an age of forward thinking innovation. He began his career working for Thomas Edison and became one of his greatest rivals. He held more than 275 patents in 26 countries. Although many of his inventions [...]

The Invention Of The High Five

The story of the invention of the high five is the stuff of legend. People too young to remember might believe that the high five was around in prehistoric times. How else would cave men greet one another? While we might believe that Victorian [...]

California Man Convicted of Homicide Sentenced to 77-Years of Prison

An individual convicted of a 2011 murder in California recently lost what is likely his final appeal. The man was sentenced to 77 years in jail; he was convicted on the following charges: two counts of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied [...]

Military Investigates Alleged Sexual Assaults

Due to two separate military sexual assault cases in 2012 led to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordering a review of the background records of all service members occupying positions of trust, such as sexual assault response coordinators and [...]

How to Avoid Purchasing a “Lemon”

Buying a car is usually never easy, but don’t rush the process and end up with a lemon! Follow these steps to help guide you through the purchase of a new or used car, and you will significantly decrease your chances of winding up with [...]

New Jersey Criminal Law Facts

New Jersey criminal law encompasses a large range of charges, though some are considered much more serious in nature than others. A few examples of offenses that fall into this area include weapons offenses, theft, homicide, DUI and drug crimes, [...]