Defending Students From Criminal Charges
Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by admin

Student life is certainly a time of fun and exploration. It has everything to do with discovering oneself, one’s strengths, weaknesses, dreams and passions. In this regard, college life is considered to be the foundation for a well-educated individual. This is where learning ex…

NLRB Decision On The Student Athlete
Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2016 by admin

A movement that calls for recognizing student athletes as employees suffered a major setback, earlier in August. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided not to assert any jurisdiction in the case of the Northwestern University football players association seeking recogn…

What Went Wrong In The Nate Allen Case
Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2016 by admin

It seems that Cape Coral High School grad and NFL player Nate Allen was just the wrong man at the wrong place, at the wrong time. On February 16, he was pulled over by the police who were in search for a man who accused of exposing himself to a juvenile, just a few moments ago. …

Common California Crimes A-Z Part II
Posted on Sunday, February 28th, 2016 by admin

In a land surrounded by the beach, these kinds of laws are necessary. It’s quite a serious offense under the California Harbors and Navigation Code 655. Penalties may include from 16 months to 3 years jail time, along with a fine of up to $1000….

Common California Crimes A-Z Part I
Posted on Friday, February 26th, 2016 by admin

This particular crime can be committed in numerous different ways, and not all of those actions are intentional. Some are performed deliberately and others are a result of error in judgment. Violating this law may result in a fine and withholding the animal (in case of pets), or as big as a state prison sentence – or a combination of both….

The question is simple but tough for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to answer. This debate ensued recently after a recurrent sex offender, Jamil Cooks, was named Alcorn State’s top athlete. The NCAA has no disciplinary rule exclusive to convicted felons or any other rule that limits or denies them the privilege of participating in NCAA sports….

LAUSD To Pay $6m To Boys Molested By Telfair Teacher
Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2016 by admin

Despite the warning signs and sexual allegations that are enough to raise red flags, Paul Chapel was still recruited as a third grade teacher in Los Angeles school ‘Telfair Elementary’ in Pacoima. In light of his latest molestation scandal that finally got him evicted, Paul Chapel, 54 years, is serving a 25 year sentence in prison….

LAUSD Blamed An 8th Grader For Her Rape
Posted on Sunday, February 14th, 2016 by admin

In October 2011, a district case emerged which left many stunned. “M.S” (name kept undisclosed for the victim’s discretion), who was a student at Edison Middle School at the time, claimed that her teacher had been taking advantage of her sexually for about over a year….

Johnny Manziel Meets With NFL Investigator
Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 by admin

The Cleveland Browns quarterback, Johnny Manziel had it coming to him. In a meeting with the NFL Senior Advisor, Lisa Friel, regarding an incident on domestic violence on October 12 that involved his girlfriend Colleen Crowley, Heather McPhee, an attorney from NFL Players Association represented the quarterback….

More Support to Be Given To Dyslexic Children of California
Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016 by admin

Ian Kennedy along with his mom Katrina Kennedy works on his daily lessons. His mom brings out a list of new words along with a timer, and Ian tries to pronounce the words as fast as possible. Ian is dyslexic. This daily exercise will help Ian with his delayed phonological processing….

Is Restorative Justice Discipline Working for LAUSD?
Posted on Friday, February 5th, 2016 by admin

Nationally hailed for promoting more progressive school-discipline policies by the White House and many others, the Los Angeles Unified School District is having trouble in dealing with disruption after the nation’s second largest school system banned suspensions for defiance….

More than six years after a UCLA chemistry lab student repeatedly stabbed his classmate’s throat with a kitchen knife, the state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit regarding whether the university did what it could to prevent the almost fatal attack….

Can I Go To Jail In California For Gambling?
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 by admin

ambling accounts for a significant part of revenues for the United States. According to statistics, the industry makes an overall contribution of nearly $240 billion to the U.S. economy every year with more than 700 hundred people employed in the industry….

What Happens When A Warrant For Arrest Is Issued In Los Angeles County?
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 by admin

You can get arrested by the police with or without an arrest warrant in Los Angeles County, California. An arrest warrant, refers to the authorization given to law enforcement officials to arrest or detain you on the grounds of being a suspect in a potential crime. The arrest warrants are issued by the judges on the condition: if they have been provided evidence of your criminal intent by a District Attorney or a peace officer….

Oregon State President Seeks Pac 12 Ban of Transfers With Conduct Issues
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 by admin

The high profile sexual assault case of an attempted gang rape of a woman at the hands of Oregon State University football team members led to heightened scrutiny over transfers of athletes with a history of misconduct issues. The survivor of the sex assault, Brenda Tracy, petitioned the Oregon State president in early September this year to revise their existing transfer policies involving athletes in lieu of their criminal history records. Tracy was the survivor of a 1998 gang-rape case at the hands of four college football athletes….

Equal Opportunity For Special Ed Students
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 by admin

Due to the shortage of special education teachers, the LA United officials are stepping up efforts via a statewide campaign to fulfill its demand for special education teachers. The campaign includes finding those with relevant experience and expertise and also training teachers to become special education teachers…..

How To Fight False Rape Allegations
Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 by admin

False allegations of rape are not a new phenomenon. In December, a woman named Joanie Faircloth accused Connor Oberst of rape. She posted in the comments section at a popular website that the acclaimed singer-songwriter had raped her when she was a teenager. Oberst denied these claims and pressed charges against the accuser- who later admitted that she was lying and used the pretext of rape to gain attention….

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