Posts Written By: JRO

What Constitutes Sexual Assault In The State Of Washington?

Many Washington residents are unsure of the difference between sexual harassment and sexual assault. While both of these violations can be processed in a court of law, there are clear and specific delineations between the two. Below are some common questions that help explain what constitutes sexual assault in the State of Washington. What Is […]

Weirdest Items Used As Collateral For Bail

The bail system, which allows some incarcerated individuals the ability to pay money to walk free, is a timeless part of the American justice system. It gives non-convicted prisoners the ability to wait for their trials without sitting behind bars. While most bail-bond agents like to be given paper money as collateral, others will take […]

How Is Check Forgery Perpetrated Today?

One of the largest issues that continues to plague banks and businesses is check fraud. Thanks to computers, thieves have become better equipped to create accurate-looking checks, and can easily swindle thousands of dollars from unsuspecting individuals. There are multiple ways that thieves can create a check. Some will counterfeit a check using a computer […]

An Overview Of Search King, Inc. v. Google Technology, Inc. (2002)

The case Search King, Inc. v. Google Technology, Inc. (Case No. CIV-02-1457-M) was filed on May 27, 2003 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Search King, a corporation based in Oklahoma, brought the case forth over a claim that a lowering of the company’s page rank on Google’s search engine […]

Where Did The Concept Of Prison Came From?

Prisons are among the most fascinating systems in the world. The have slowly evolved from their early beginnings to the profit machines for large corporations they are today. Prisons currently are a place for criminals to serve time as punishment for the crimes that they have committed. Their purpose is both to protect the public […]

Unique Traffic Laws In China

China, with a vehicle population of 240 million cars, has a number of geographical, infrastructural, and cultural factors that lead to unique traffic laws. These atypical regulations affect everything from safety to sales. Limits on Car Sales To fight the interconnected problems of pollution and overcrowded roads, many regions in China limit the number of […]

The Most Famous Unsolved Bank Robberies

According to the FBI, there were more than 5,000 bank robberies in 2011. In those robberies, more than $30 million was taken and more than 100 people were injured or killed. Many robberies are solved by the FBI or local law enforcement officers, but there are others that no one has been able to solve. […]

Bankruptcy Law: A Promising Area For Newly Minted JDs?

With recent times being tough, many Americans have struggled to make ends meet. As a result of this, bankruptcy claims have skyrocketed. Though this is bad news for many, it does have a silver lining for those in the legal profession: with more bankruptcy claims being filed, more bankruptcy lawyers are needed. This makes it […]