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Posted 9 months ago in Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
Mother Faces Criminal Charges Over Son Skipping School

With the first day of the new school year fast approaching, parents be warned: if your child misses class on a regular basis you could find yourself under arrest. That’s what happened in Virginia, where the mother of a 12-year-old boy is being prosecuted for violating the state’s truancy law after he missed 62 days of school.   Kid Passed, but Mom Due in Court Stacey Warmack was reportedly arrested after her son missed over two months of school in …

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Posted 9 months ago in Editors Picks Video Your Personal Rights by Larry Bodine  
What Should You Do If You Want to Create Street Art? [Video]

  Street art is part of the culture in many cities. It ranges from common graffiti sprayed by vandals, to beautiful public art commissioned by building owners and cities, to advertising paid for by corporations. In a video report, Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine discusses a wide range of street art and the legal issues that often arise. About 80% of graffiti is “tagger” graffiti, sprayed on walls by suburban teenagers, according to Keep America Beautiful. Kids do it for fame, …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime by Larry Bodine  
Lamar Odom’s Cancer Charity Supports Basketball Youth Instead

FoxNews.com reported that Lamar Odom’s cancer charity called, “Cathy’s Kids,” did not give money to help fight cancer, but instead used donations to support young basketball players. Now, the L.A. Clippers athlete who is also Khloe Kardasian’s husband, is facing some heat. Reporter Hollie McKay interviewed Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine on the legality of Odom’s actions in the FoxNews.com article below. Lamar Odom’s cancer charity took donations from outside sources, disbursed funds primarily to young basketball players By Hollie McKay …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Traveling Your Personal Rights by Larry Bodine  
Know Your Spring Break Legal Rights

As many schools take spring break this and next week, the travel website Gadling interviewed Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine on your legal rights when abroad. In the article republished below, Larry reviews with reporter Megan Fernandez how to be safer, stay out of jail, and get fair treatment if your flight is canceled. Know Your Spring Break Legal Rights By Megan Fernandez Spring Breakers, did you know that anyone boarding a plane is covered by a “passenger bill of rights?” …

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How to Avoid Jail while Abroad on Spring Break [Video]

  Mexico is a top spring break destination, with more than 120,000 college students going to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas each year. Yet the U.S. State Department has added Mexico to its list of countries that are dangerous for travel. Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine tells you what you should know before going on vacation to Mexico. He reviews basic laws in Mexico. For example, U.S. citizenship will not exempt you from prosecution. Anyone older than 16 can …

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