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In Hawaii you will be fined for riding in the back of a passenger car without a seat belt, however you can ride in the bed of a pickup truck with no safety equipment See More
In a criminal situation, ask to speak to your attorney first before you give a statement to the police. If you believe that you might be considered a suspect at the time of a crime or think that you could be considered a suspect at a... See More
The International Court of Justice ruled in Nicaragua’s favor in The Republic of Nicaragua v. The United States of America. In the decision, the court rejected the U.S. defense that its actions constituted collective self-defense and found the U.S. guilty of violating international law, having... See More
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