Such a legal arrangement is called a stay of adjudication.It means a defendant won’t be adjudicated as guilty, as long as he or she complies with the court’s conditions.Once the conditions are satisfied, a judge will clear the defendant of the charges and dismiss the case.
How many more were never reported because, let’s be honest here, what’s the point if the crimes are barely punished and people are hired elsewhere anyway?
Teens and young adults sometimes aren’t aware of the possible criminal consequences of dating someone underage, attorneys say.
What seems like a high school romance can lead to a felony conviction and having to register as a sexual offender.
You might be wondering what terms like “hostile environment” or “supervisor” mean under Title IX, the following questions are meant to help give you an idea what types of cases may or may not be successful in a courtroom.
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