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Can my car get me in trouble for a DUI?

It seems that cars keep getting smarter and smarter. Instead of learning the intricate method of parallel parking, many vehicles have a feature that will complete the task for you. Now, legislators are discussing laws that would require new vehicles to detect drunk driving. This innovation aims to lower (or eliminate) the number of drunk drivers on the road. Here’s…

Can I get my criminal record expunged in Missouri?

Everyone with a serious crime on their record knows how much of a limitation it can be. Criminal convictions can limit job opportunities, education opportunities and much more. That’s why it comes as such a relief to learn that, in some circumstances, you can get an expungement of your criminal record – meaning that the state will erase all traces…

Child Pornography

“Child pornography” is a general term encompassing a variety of illegal materials. In today’s world, it most often refers to pictures or videos featuring individuals under the age of eighteen who are depicted in a sexual position or participating in a sexual act....

Orders of Protection in Missouri

What is an Order of Protection? In Missouri, an “order of protection” is a civil court order that requires one person to stay away from, maintain distance from, and/or avoid contact with another person or persons. Although they are similar to the more commonly known...

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Jails and Prisons

As COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the world, our nation’s jails and prisons have become the epicenters of the outbreak in the United States, greatly increasing the risk that the people confined within their walls will contract COVID-19. Why is COVID-19 so Dangerous...