The United States is experiencing a lot of internal conflict over immigration issues right now -- including the idea that there may be large numbers of immigrants voting illegally and swaying important elections.
Do you know the difference between tax avoidance, tax fraud and tax evasion? The terms are often used almost interchangeably on the news when someone is in trouble with the law -- but the terms don't actually mean the same thing at all.
Florida is an attractive state for homebuyers. Many people move into condominiums, apartments and luxurious beach homes after retirement. Some head over for the balmy weather and ocean views. Unfortunately, bad real estate deals happen often, and buyers could be in for a rude awakening.
Ross Ulbricht is serving life in prison for being a drug kingpin. His case is somewhat unusual because he wasn't convicted for his own dealings, but for creating the infamous "Silk Road," the black-market website that others used for drug deals.
Is being in the presence of someone who is contemplating the commission of a crime illegal in itself? It depends on whether or not prosecutors believe that you engaged in a conspiracy with that other person.
While big trials make headlines, there are plenty of white collar criminal cases that get adjudicated through a plea deal. In fact, it's probably hard to look at the news, these days, without reading something about another white collar defendant who just pled guilty.