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Just how much alcohol is in that drink?

Anyone who has an alcoholic beverage should understand just how much alcohol there is in the drink and how it may affect their ability to drive safely. In the U.S. a standard drink has approximately 14 grams of pure alcohol. Every drink is different, so what a “drink”...

3 common types of white collar crimes

When considering serious criminal offenses, it is not uncommon to focus entirely on crimes that have a physical element or involve physical harm. However, there is another category of crime that both the state authorities in Texas and the federal government take very...

What happens when you waive your Miranda rights?

The Fifth Amendment protects you from making self-incriminating statements by asserting your right to remain silent. Upon arrest and before custodial interrogation starts, the police are required by law to make you aware of your Miranda rights, including the right to...