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How Many People Die in Jail?

How Many People Die in Jail?

“Jail,” as opposed to “prison,” is where people are incarcerated for less than a year – but the main purpose of jail is to detain people while they await trial.  Some, based on their risk of skipping court or their danger to the community, are denied bail and must...
How Many People Die in Prison?

How Many People Die in Prison?

Many people are sentenced to prison terms that last longer than a year.  Some of these prisoners are entitled to parole hearings that may shorten how long they actually stay in prison, but some are not. Sometimes people are sentenced to life in prison, life in prison...
Can You Get a DUI Under .08% BAC?

Can You Get a DUI Under .08% BAC?

In basically every state in the US, we know that .08 is the magic number.  More specifically, .08% blood alcohol concentration, which means that literally .08% of what is flowing through your veins is alcohol, is the legal limit for driving under the influence (DUI). ...
How to Pay Your Court Fee Online in Utah

How to Pay Your Court Fee Online in Utah

Defendants in Utah criminal cases are required to pay various court fees. For many people, the most convenient payment option is to pay the court fee online. Salt Lake City assault attorney Darwin Overson explains step by step how to pay your Utah court fees over the...