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Does youthful offender show up on background checks?

 A youthful offender is defined as a person who is between the ages of 16 and 19 years of age (16,17,18 and not yet 19) at the time they commit a crime.  It is designed to give the young offender an opportunity to have a criminal conviction converted to a non-criminal determination of youthful offender. The youthful offender…

Import and Export a Firearm or Weapon into Canada

Stopping illegal guns is difficult, since there are varied sources for illegal guns. I suspect the main source of illegal guns used in most street crimes is theft from homes and businesses. If that’s true, then it may be wise to focus legislation on gun security, rather than gun control. But even more important is to…

Drug Lawyer in Hamilton

Protecting Your Rights in Drug Offence Cases Our knowledge and experience in these cases allows us to be proactive and effective not only in managing your case, but also in securing the best possible outcome. In some cases, a challenge on the basis of illegal search or seizure for lack of reasonable and probable grounds…

13 Typical Punishments for Juvenile Offenders

Criminal defendants under the age of 18 are sent to juvenile court. In juvenile court, you will not be tried in front of a jury. Instead, a judge will look at the evidence presented by a prosecutor and reach a decision on whether you have committed the crime. Juvenile courts offer youth offenders many sentencing options,…

How Can I Protect My Child From Sexual Assault?

Child sexual abuse exploits and degrades children and can cause serious damage to cognitive, social, and emotional development of a child. As a society, we have a collective responsibility to prevent child sexual abuse. To accomplish this, we must initiate and support services and policies that enhance children’s development, health and safety and we must…

What’s the Difference Between Homicide, Murder, and Manslaughter?

If you or a loved one have been arrested in connection with another person’s death in the State of California, you may wonder what the differences are between being charged with homicide, murder, and manslaughter. The terms may seem confusing, but they all refer to different types of crimes. Homicide Homicide is the killing of one…

13 Typical Punishments for Juvenile Offenders

Criminal defendants under the age of 18 are sent to juvenile court. In juvenile court, you will not be tried in front of a jury. Instead, a judge will look at the evidence presented by a prosecutor and reach a decision on whether you have committed the crime. Juvenile courts offer youth offenders many sentencing options,…

What Are White Collar Crimes And Their Examples?

White collar crime is a broad legal term that encompasses various types of criminal offenses that are non-violent in nature, and usually involve fraud and illegal business or financial transactions. Bank fraud, credit card fraud, social security fraud, identity theft, money laundering, counterfeiting, insider trading, identity theft and forgery are examples of white collar crimes. These…

What Is Classed As Sexual Harassment?

What Is Classed As Sexual Harassment?

Definition of Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when either: The conduct is made as a term or condition of an individual’s employment, education, living environment or participation in a University community. The acceptance or refusal of…

What is the legal definition of Murder-Manslaughter?

What Is Manslaughter? Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of another person that isn’t considered murder because of a surrounding or mitigating circumstance. Manslaughter is usually the charge of the prosecution when the killer did not plan to kill. What Is the Difference between Manslaughter and Murder? Manslaughter and murder are different when determining the defendant’s state of…

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