Pinnacle Law Legal Blog

Working conditions can lead to embezzlement

Embezzlement is a more complex form of theft. It is typically financial -- stealing cash, not physical assets -- and it revolves around workers who think they can cover up that theft. It’s not just taking money and hoping no one notices. Instead, it could be a complex...

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Just how common is drunk driving? 

You often see the police run drunk driving campaigns or seek to raise awareness. Maybe you’ve seen police cars out in force on certain days, particularly around the holidays, when they know that drunk driving may be more common. Exactly how common is drunk driving in...

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What makes something a federal crime?

When determining whether to charge someone with a state or federal crime, in many cases, it comes down to jurisdiction -- or the authority of a court to hear a case. Because the jurisdiction of state cases is much broader than it is for federal charges, most...

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