Jail vs. Prison: What's the Difference?
"Jail" and "prison" are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between these two terms. Learn what it means if someone has been in jail versus in prison.
How to Try and Find Out If Someone Is In Jail or Arrested
If you’re familiar with Dirty John, you might think it seems far fetched and there’s no way it could happen to you. The popular podcast and newspaper series is based on a true story, and recently it was turned into a Bravo TV series.
After 27 Years, An Innocent Man’s Murder Conviction Has Been Vacated
Valentino Dixon lost 27 years of his life. Perhaps it’s best described as years stolen from him by a system that, in his case, proved to be broken.
7 Legal Terms Every American Should Know
Statistically speaking, most Americans end up in a courtroom at some point during their lives. Even if you’re not among the nearly 80 million individuals in the FBI’s criminal database, you may have to appear before a judge for traffic violations, divorce and child custody matters, non-payment of debts, and other civil lawsuits – or at the very least, you’ll be called to serve on a jury.