When a police officer asks someone to take a Breathalyzer test, the first instinct for many is to flatly refuse — especially if they have been drinking a little.
It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic has taken the country by storm. Many people are addicted to prescription painkillers, unable to break that addiction on their own.
Typically, when someone gives you something, it becomes your property. You can do what you want with that item, and the person who gave it to you really has no say in your actions.
Prescription drugs can sometimes pose a public health risk, which is why a physician must recommend their use. Many prescription drugs pose a risk of misuse, abuse or addiction without proper controls in place.
If you get pulled over by police or cause a crash and then proceed to fail a chemical test, the state could very well charge you with driving while intoxicated (DWI). In Louisiana, those charges could mean fines and jail time.
Sending explicit pictures through text — often called “sexting” — is something that many couples engage in at all ages. But will this practice put you in danger of violating the law?
Most drugs are illegal in the United States. While people are often dead-set against drug use on the grounds that they are illegal alone, do you ever stop to ask yourself why that is?
Statutory sex offenses don’t necessarily involve coercion, violence or force. They can involve one person being older or more mature in a way that gives them more power and authority than the younger one.
In allegations of sexual misconduct within a family, a key witness may be a child who was either involved in the alleged incident or who saw it happen. But can you actually trust the accounts that these children give when they’re trying to recall past events?
Those who grew up with anti-drug programs in school probably heard a lot of references to “gateway” drugs, most of which centered around the use of marijuana. The idea was simply that someone who thought of marijuana as a harmless way to have fun would slowly become involved in harder drugs, which could be highly addictive and more dangerous.