In 2010, 73 percent of human resources professionals said their company conducted a criminal background check during the hiring process, and that number has likely increased over the past few years as more information is becoming digitized.
The holiday months may be the time for love and families, but there are certain crimes that also seem to prosper during the season of giving. Last year, Nazir Azfal, a prosecutor in the UK compiled a list of crimes which spike measurably in December around the holidays. Harassment and Stalking: According to Azfal, he sees many […]
The Charleston attorney who was ordered to wear a home monitoring bracelet after assaulting a former client is now suing Kanawha County for damages from an infection that he claims was caused by the ankle monitor. In January 2009, West Virginia attorney Joshua Robinson was charged with malicious wounding, unlawful wounding, obstructing, and embezzlement following […]
This week, our Fairy Tale Law blog series is focusing on the story of Hansel and Gretel and the crimes of the villainous stepmother. Hansel and Gretel live in the forest deep in the Minnesota Northwoods with their father, a woodcutter. Their mother died long ago, and their father had since remarried. Of course, the […]
The story of Little Red Riding Hood has many versions, ranging from the tame to the most violent. Today, we’re going to tell our own version of the classic tale and explore the relationship to Minnesota criminal conduct laws. One day, a beautiful woman named Red Riding Hood set off through the forest to visit […]