201810.31
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Trick-or-Treat!

It’s that magical time of year again, a bit of mischief before the season of thanks and gift-giving officially begins.  Halloween is a favorite of adults and children alike and provides an entire season of tantalizing fun should one choose to indulge.  Halloween as we know it comes from the ancient Celtic tradition festival of…

201810.26
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A Higher Education for #MeToo?

If you have not been living under a rock and are on at least one social media platform, you should remember October 15, 2017—a little over a year ago, where two small words flooded your newsfeed.  #MeToo.  Many responded with their own stories of sexual harassment and assault, and there seemed to be an outpouring…

201705.05
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Feliz Friday! It’s Cinco de Mayo!

Does anyone really need an excuse to eat tacos? Nope.  I’ll be eating tacos, anyway, but go ahead, I’m listening! Today is Cinco de Mayo—not to be confused with Mexico’s Independence Day (that’s on September 16).  May 5 celebrates a victory for the underdogs, a day when people fought for themselves, their families, and their…

201704.20
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What Happens When You Get a DUI?

When hearing about another DUI arrest in the news, the focus is often on public safety. “Another danger off the streets.” But thought is rarely ever given to the life of the arrested. Without getting into a discussion of morals and presumptions of innocence, it’s important to remember that a DUI arrest is not a…

201704.20
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The Legal Repercussions of a DUI

After experiencing an arrest for a DUI charge, you may be scratching your head as to what happens next. Your emotions will be high, and you’ll need time to process what has happened to you. Luckily, a DUI arrest is not a DUI conviction. Your life won’t end, but there will be some inconveniences while…

201704.20
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Do DUI Punishments fit the Crime?

How Effective are DUI Punishments? It is no secret that a DUI can drastically change your life. Being convicted, or even charged, with any crime affects your financial and personal life more than most might think. However, there is an unspoken assumption that a punishment fits the crime. For example, convicted arsonists face steeper consequences…