Archive, July 2014.

What is Mob Action?
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The legal drinking age is 21 years old across the United States. However, there are some who take the law as a recommendation or suggestion, and drink alcohol before their 21st birthday. It may be because young adults are not always the best decision makers, and drinking may be a way to fit in with friends or to experiment.
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When someone makes a big mistake, such as driving while intoxicated, he can find himself wishing he had a second chance, especially if he is convicted of driving under the influence (DUI). There are some crimes for which that second chance is available through expunging or sealing a criminal record. Unfortunately, there is no such second chance for someone found guilty of, or who pled guilty to, DUI.
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Police officers in Illinois have the authority to set up sobriety checkpoints to catch drunk drivers. Sobriety checkpoints are meant to allow police to provide safety to the public by conducting a brief investigation of stopped drivers. The police need to stop cars in a neutral manner and not target specific drivers. They can use a predetermined method of selecting cars to stop, or they can stop every car.
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