Category: Law and Legal Infographics

Victims Have Rights Too

Victims Have Rights Too

April 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

There are core rights that are reserved for victims of crimes. Learn what these rights are in the following infographic by the folks at criminaljusticedegreehub.com.

Drawing a Blank? Know Your Gun Laws!

Drawing a Blank? Know Your Gun Laws!

April 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

If you own, or carry a gun regularly, it’s important that you know your gun laws and your rights. 44 states have constitutional provision protecting the right to keep and bear arm. However many state laws are different by state and you also need to consider federal gun laws as well. This infographic reviews those laws.

America’s Rap Sheet: Has Crime Ever Been Worse in America?

America’s Rap Sheet: Has Crime Ever Been Worse in America?

April 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You hear about the worst of the worst, the shooting sprees, the psychopaths, but how is day to day crime in America? Criminal Justice Degree Hub takes a look at crime in America within the following infographic.

Locked Up: Incarceration Trends in America

Locked Up: Incarceration Trends in America

March 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Since 2002, the United States has maintained the highest incarceration rate in the world. Although prison populations are increasing in various parts of the world, more than 1 percent of American adults are now behind bars; equating to 1 out of 100 American adults (which surpasses any other nation on earth). In fact, the USA holds 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.

Arrested for What? The Top 25 Weirdest Laws in the U.S.

Arrested for What? The Top 25 Weirdest Laws in the U.S.

March 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Statistics say that we break a minimum of two laws per day. As hard as we try to stay within the laws, everyone breaks them. Top Criminal Justice Schools has created an infographic detailing some of the weirdest laws on the books. It’s hard to imagine what circumstances led to these odd laws, but have fun guessing! Let’s take a look.

16 Children’s Book Characters in Court

16 Children’s Book Characters in Court

March 4, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

We all love to hate the villains in our favorite children’s books. Their dastardly deeds are fine on the pages of a book – but what about in the real world? Let’s take a look at what would happen if they were given a trial in a European court in this infographic.

Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?

Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?

February 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Mayor of New York initiated a stop-and-frisk law in 1994. Is this protection or discrimination? Check out the following infographic to learn more about it.

The Rise of Legal Marijuana

The Rise of Legal Marijuana

January 31, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

After years of prohibition, residents of Colorado and Washington recently voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. With this, more and more people are realizing the socioeconomic benefits of both decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana, leading to economic growth and an increase in tax revenue that eventually will be used to supplement our educational system.

50 Insane Driving Laws From Around The World

50 Insane Driving Laws From Around The World

December 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Since the invention of the car in 1886, authorities around the world have devised a variety of rules and regulations for motorists. Whether you follow the Highway Code or le code de la route, there will be a comprehensive set of laws to follow, designed to protect both drivers and pedestrians from the dangers of the road. However, some driving laws are truly baffling.

The Risk of Attorney Malpractice

The Risk of Attorney Malpractice

December 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Being an attorney is a risky profession, particularly malpractice. According to the American Bar Association, malpractice claims are on the rise. Attorneys who take time to understand the most common reasons for malpractice and identify how their business could be impacted, can minimize their exposure to risk.

You Have the Right to Remain Out of Prison

You Have the Right to Remain Out of Prison

December 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Knowing your rights can get you out of a sticky situation with the police. Check out the infographic below presented by Online-Paralegal-Programs.com to learn more.

The True Cost of an Attorney

The True Cost of an Attorney

December 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

There are a number of factors that can influence how much money you or your company might have to spend the next time you need an attorney. In the following infographic, UpCounsel outlines additional factors that influence the costs of hiring an attorney, what types of services small businesses typically hire attorneys for, and how costs vary depending on where you are in the country.

The History of Personal Injury Law

The History of Personal Injury Law

November 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The history of personal injury law is not a straight path by any stretch. Most personal injury historians would argue that there is no specific start to when personal injury law began, but legal historians do agree that legal systems have existed in some form since ancient history but usually as a more general common form of law.

Strangest Laws Still In Effect Today

Strangest Laws Still In Effect Today

November 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Would you believe that in the state of Arizona, you could be sentenced to 25 years in prison for cutting down a cactus? Or that in North Carolina, it is illegal to sing off-key? Both of these surprising bits of information are true! In fact, there are many more strange laws like these two examples that, despite being put into place long ago, are still active in states across the country today.