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Robbery is the crime of stealing the property of another party by force, or by a distinct threat of force. Money, jewelry and electronic devices are all items that are commonly stolen during robberies. (Read on)

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Everything You Need to Know About Your SSDI Appeal

Each year, millions of workers apply for SSDI and SSI benefits, but up to 70% are denied the first time they apply. However, many disability applicants are unaware that they may be able to fight their denial by filing an appeal. Find out more here.
Top Medical Malpractice Feeds to Follow on Twitter

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. In light of that, we've compiled a list of the top medical malpractice feeds on Twitter. Follow them and keep up to date on relevant law, news & insight.
Judicial vs. Non-Judicial Foreclosure

The reality is that there are different types of foreclosures, and you should be familiar with their implications for you as a homeowner/borrower. Here's what you need to know about judicial and non-judicial foreclosure.
7 Signs that You Need an Adoption Attorney

If you are a parent seeking to adopt a child, or have already adopted a child, there are a range of circumstances that might prompt you to consider engaging legal counsel. Read on to find out whether you need an adoption attorney for your case.
A Divorce Lawyer's Tips for Staying Happily Married: 10 Behaviors to Avoid

Certain behaviors can sabotage marital bliss and eventually lead to divorce. In this article, a divorce attorney shares her advice on what to avoid in order to maintain a strong and healthy relationship.
Downloading, File Sharing & Copyright Infringement: Where do the Boundaries Lie?

We've all heard of these rather ominous-sounding terms in digital media: "piracy," "infringement," "copyright troll," etc. But what exactly do these mean, and where do the boundaries lie in the online world? Justipedia answers these questions and more...
10 Criminal Rights You Need to Understand

One often hears, "Criminals have all the rights." In fact, those rights belong to everyone, but people often fail to appreciate their importance until they are accused of a crime they didn't commit. Here are 10 criminal rights to understand...
INFOGRAPHIC: Medical Malpractice 101

Did you know that one in three hospital patients suffers errors or neglect? However, most of these cases go unreported. Learn more about medical malpractice in this infographic by a personal injury firm.
Top Digital/Internet Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter

Cyberlaw, digital law or internet law is a complex legal field comprised of many areas. Here, we've compiled a list of the top Twitter influencers involved in issues such as digital copyright, phishing & fraud, online privacy, social media law and more.
Everything You Need to Know About Expungement

Is a record of arrest and criminal charges affecting your personal or professional life? Well, perhaps you could get that part of your history erased. Find out everything you need to know about expungement in Pennsylvania.
SSDI Claims: When You Need an Attorney

You do not always need a disability lawyer to file your disability claim. However, under certain circumstances, it is essential to have an attorney on your side. Find out when and why you'll need one.
An Overview of Unlawful Confinement

Unlawful confinement is a serious crime. Here, we take a look at the definition of unlawful confinement, its similarity to certain other crimes, and the legal consequences associated with it.
4 Types of Warrants to Know

A warrant is a court order that gives permission and instructions to law enforcement officers to perform certain actions. There are different kinds of warrants and, as a citizen, it is crucial to know the difference between them. Find out more here.
INFOGRAPHIC: The Strangest Personal Injury Claims

A depressed thief, fear from a TV show, an uncooked finger... these cases make up some of the strangest personal injury claims you've ever heard or read about! Check them all out in this infographic.
The 10 Most Notorious Wrongful Convictions (and Why They Happened)

A wrongful conviction is one of the worst things that could happen to a person. Justipedia takes a look at the most notorious of such cases and why they happened.
Top DUI/DWI Legal Feeds to Follow on Twitter

Want to learn more about DUI/DWI law, news and insight? We've compiled a list of the most influential attorneys and resources who are talking about it on Twitter.
9 Common Questions About Indictments

Indictments usually lead to full criminal trials, which can lead to severe legal punishments. So, many people often have questions about indictments, the indictment process and the implications of indictments. Here are some answers to those questions.
Understanding Breach of Care

Patients injured due to the negligent actions of a medical professional may have the right to file a medical malpractice claim and receive compensation for their injuries. But first you have to prove certain things. Find out more here.
4 Steps to Credit Repair

Is your credit score very low? Credit repair can involve some simple steps and would significantly improve your situation. We've got some some tips to help you get back on track; read on to find out more.
Can an Online Business Review be Considered Defamation?

Was a damaging online review posted about your business? Before you take any action, familiarize yourself with defamation, libel and slander. Learn more in this article by Justipedia.
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Jurisprudence is the study, understanding and application of law. The legal system as a whole is referred to as jurisprudence, as is the act of taking a case Read more

Right of way is a legal right to pass along a specific path by either a vehicle or a pedestrian. It forms part of private and public property, in that it will be Read more

Public intoxication is the misdemeanor crime of being drunk and disorderly in a public space. In order for a person to be arrested for or charged with public Read more

Self-incrimination is saying or doing something that legally implicates oneself in a crime. Self-incrimination would legally be enough to convict a person of a Read more

Cybercrime is crime that is committed with the use of the Internet. Examples of acts that could qualify as cybercrime include identity theft, child pornography, Read more
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