Category: Law and Legal Infographics
Today our Miranda Rights are a well established element of the criminal justice system, but prior to 1966 no such rights were granted to suspected law breakers. Ernesto Miranda was questioned without being advised of his legal rights and without a lawyer. This incident is what led to the birth of our right to counsel and current day Miranda Rights. This infographic explores the establishment of Miranda Rights and five additional cases that helped put some of today’s more commonplace procedures into action.
Medical negligence kills more than 210,000-400,000 people in the U.S. each year. Despite the detrimental results of medical negligence, the overwhelming majority of cases never make it to court. Only a fraction of those cases result in a verdict for the plaintiff, and in many states damages caps limit the amount that may be awarded to victims.
Here is an entertaining interactive infographic and poll from Mary Monson Solicitors to see if the United States or the United Kingdom has the more civilized legal system. Cast your vote in worldwide poll.
Driving abroad can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to remember to drive on the other side of the road but strange road signs, different etiquette and unusual roads can put the chills up even the most seasoned driver. Not only that, but in some countries you also have to content with some seriously strange laws.
Receiving speeding and parking tickets are recognized as normal road penalties. However, there are some pretty strange and outlandish driving laws that can raise a few eyebrows. It’s time to put your seat-belts on as Sinnamon Lawyers exposes some of the weirdest and wackiest driving laws around the world.
Last year 90,000 people alone were convicted of drink driving in the UK, so Hammond Trotter Solicitors have pulled together some facts that you may not have known to help you keep your license when in doubt about drinking and driving.
Over the centuries, there have been numerous bizarre wills that have come to the attention of the masses, some as a result of the individual’s own fame, while others for their sheer eccentricity. Here is an infographic from the team at Slater Heelis that provides details on five weird and wonderful wills throughout history.
Shopping for the perfect swimsuit can oftentimes be tough, but once you know what bathing suits work for your body type, you’ll find the most flattering swimsuit in no time. This infographic from Hot Beauty Health very beautifully focuses on the common body shapes of women.
Militarized police, sophisticated surveillance, and normal citizens with little say in what goes on. The US has all the trappings of an all-powerful police state. The following infographic looks at whether the United States is becoming a police state or not.
This eye-opening infographic poses the question: ‘Should Cannabis Be Legalized?’ The information presented below, put together by Cannabis Seeds, collates stats on projected tax revenue benefits, current annual cannabis use in the UK, survey statistics and more to paint a picture of a nation which might soon start to see some reforms come into effect.
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.
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.
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.
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.