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Will a DUI put your financial aid at risk?

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the best ways that aspiring students today can pursue higher education without worrying as much about the massive price tag attached. However, it is important to note how to handle reporting a potential...

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What you ingest may impact a breath test

When an officer conducts a traffic stop, he or she is constantly looking for signs of intoxication. If the officer requests a breath test and roadside testing, the driver will likely consent, especially if he or she is confident the results turn out negative. But,...

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What is a close-in-age exemption?

The general definition of statutory rape involves having sexual contact with an individual who is under the age of consent. The age of consent is different depending on what state you are in. In Virginia, the age of consent is 18. This means that a person over the age...

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Why should you know about consent?

Facing unfounded charges of sexual violence can have detrimental effects on the remainder of your life. Even if the courts reverse their decision, the damage to your reputation could remain permanently. Sexual consent means both parties agree to all activities....

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