Law and Legal Infographics

TAPS Academy Works

The Teen and Police Service Academy’s (T.A.P.S. Academy) goal is to reduce the social distance between at-risk youth and law enforcement. This goal will be accomplished through learning, interaction and discussion between at-risk youth and the law enforcement personnel that serve their communities. The data provided displays information surveyed on effectiveness from the 2011 semester.

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The Death Penalty in California

The death penalty in the state of California continues to be a major focus, due in part to the burden it places on tax payers. The California Innocence Project has created the following infographic which examines the facts, and the facts alone regarding this issue. Even though Proposition 34 did not pass in the most recent election, this issue will continue to be argued and remain a pressing issue, especially during difficult economic times.

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10 Attention Grabbing Tech Lawsuit Pay-Outs

As industry’s go technology is one of the most expensive in terms of legal pay-outs. Each day we seem to hear a new news story on how companies within this industry are stuck in some legal battle. If we Take Samsung and Apple for example we can see that the recent 2012 law case resulted in an incredible $1.05 billion pay-out. The following infographic from first4lawyers.com shows the 10 most attention- grabbing tech lawsuit pay-outs in the last decade.

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Field Sobriety Tests: When Your License Depends On It

You know what Field Sobriety Tests are. Some people may even think they can beat them while impaired. What’s the standard? What is the officer looking for during a DUI field sobriety test? Do the tests even work? Total DUI takes a look in the following infographic.

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Price Gouging: Not as Bad as You Think

After any natural disaster, victims are left to pick up the pieces and try their best just to get by day to day. This can sometimes mean traveling miles just for bare necessities. Not to mention, those bare necessities may cost a pretty penny. I’m talking about price gouging, and it happens a lot after natural disasters. However, it might not be as bad as you think.

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States With the Most Weird Driving Laws

Check out some of the more irregular and disputed road laws from around the nation. For example, California restricts the use of laptop while driving. In Florida, if an elephant, goat or alligator is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle. Find out if there are any outrageous driving laws in YOUR state!

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3 Auto Insurance Fraud Scenarios – What Every Person Should Know

There are many ways that you can become a victim of organized insurance fraud. It can result in huge insurance claim costs paid by your insurer and consequently, your premiums going up. Or, it could be even worse – you could be injured during an auto fraud accident! This infographic from InsurEye demonstrates the 3 most frequent auto insurance fraud scenarios to help Canadians to recognize and avoid them.

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Kids Locked Up For Life

More than 2,500 people in the United States are currently serving sentences of life without possibility of parole for crimes committed as juveniles. Being locked up until one dies may guarantee that a offender never harms another member of society. But is depriving a child of all hope of rehabilitation and release morally, ethically and financially viable?

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United States Crime Rates

Crime rates in the US have changed a lot over the years; sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. In recent years, the crime rates in the US have actually gotten better. This infographic illustrates crime rates over time in general, as well as state specific info. If you are convicted of a crime, know your rights and find a trusted attorney to represent your case.

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The New Lawyer: Trends That Are Reshaping the Legal Industry

The legal landscape is shifting: globalization, alternative legal services, virtual law firms, and outsourcing legal processes are becoming the norm. As technology advances so does mobilization and global reach. Law firms are switching focus from the mega firm to the boutique, lawyers are working from home or from virtual offices, and international collaboration is no longer rare. Are you keeping up with the trends or have you spread yourself too thin?

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