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?

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?

Marijuana Laws: What You Need to Know About Your Pot

In the United States, there are certain levels of legalities regarding the use and possession of cannabis, also known as marijuana. At state levels, various policies determine the use of marijuana; some states refer to the use as solely medical, some adjudge it for recreational purposes too and several states still prohibit its use for any… Read More Marijuana Laws: What You Need to Know About Your Pot