How is our president impeached, but still in office?

Impeachment is the process by which a legislature brings charges against a civil officer of government for crimes alleged to have been committed, analogous to the bringing of an indictment by a grand jury. This can be either at the federal level or state level. An impeachment proceeding is a formal process by which a… Read More How is our president impeached, but still in office?

What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do? Do you think it was effective?

The Civil Rights movement was a fight for social justice that arose predominantly during the 1950s and 1960s for blacks to obtain equal rights under US law. The Civil War had officially abolished slavery, but discrimination against Blacks was not ended. The 1964 Civil Rights Act was the most comprehensive civil rights law that Congress… Read More What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do? Do you think it was effective?

Virginia Passes the Equal Rights Amendment

In the United States of America, slavery and discrimination on the basis of colour, religion, creed existed openly throughout the history. The African Americans were affected the most by the legalized racial discriminatory laws. The Americans have struggled to settle exclusionary discrimination practices based on colour for almost over a century. Through the approval of… Read More Virginia Passes the Equal Rights Amendment

The Rights You Need To Know When You Are Arrested

Getting arrested is not ideal — but there is definitely nothing wrong with being prepared for such a circumstance. That starts by understanding your rights and how to properly exercise them. Amendments VI, V, VI and VIII granting the guilty immunity. Amendment VI entitles people to the right to unreasonable search and seizure. If an… Read More The Rights You Need To Know When You Are Arrested

When Is A Police Officer Supposed to Read You Your Rights?

The Miranda warning is a legally sanctioned warning that is usually given to an arrested person. Miranda Rights take effect only during the time a person is under “custodial interrogation” a condition when a person is deprived of their freedom is detained or not free to leave the capacity of detention facility even after a… Read More When Is A Police Officer Supposed to Read You Your Rights?