Many students across Ohio were enjoying a week off for spring break this week; others have vacation scheduled for the weeks ahead. Whenever you have time off, your plan is likely to relax, have fun and enjoy a break from the demands of work and school.
When people think about juvenile crimes or offenders, they often imagine unruly teens who might be skipping class, drinking or using drugs. However, in the legal context, "juvenile" refers to anyone under the age of 18 and "crimes" refer to any violation of the law.
Despite the fact that millennials have grown up with technology like smartphones, social media and the Internet, there are still many young people who fail to properly assess the risks associated with these tools.
Every criminal allegation should be taken seriously by the people who are charged. This means aggressively challenging the prosecution's case and fighting tooth-and-nail to protect the accused's rights.
If you've followed the criminal law or watched much TV, you're probably aware of "the lineup." An eyewitness to a crime stands behind smoked glass and chooses the perpetrator from a line of five or six people. It can also be done using photographs -- the witness pages through an array of photographs until he or she recognizes the perp.