Have you ever heard of something called the Butterfly Effect? The idea is that small actions can have large and unpredictable consequences over a long period of a time. The concept is often illustrated by saying that the flap of a butterfly's wings at the right moment can ultimately lead to a hurricane in some far-off land in the future.
A woman in Utah whose legal case attracted national attention because of its relationship to America's drug crisis barely avoided jail after recently violating the terms of her bail.
More than 1 million Floridians will now be able to vote thanks to approval of Amendment 4. The amendment restores voting rights to people convicted of felonies, who have finished their sentences. Only those convicted of murder or felony sex offenses will remain ineligible in Florida.
Insider trading is illegal, and it can land you in federal prison. So why would anybody risk it?
There's no real way to predict whether you'll ever be involved in a white collar criminal investigation. Even if you don't do anything wrong, you could still end up in an investigator's sights if you're connected on a personal or professional level to someone who did do something wrong.
What does it mean when a prosecutor offers you immunity in exchange for your testimony about a crime or a potential crime?