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Criminal Law 101: What is The Burden of Proof and Who Bears It?

In a criminal case, it is usually the burden of the prosecution to prove that every single element of the crime is true beyond a reasonable doubt. However, although defendants don’t have to prove that they’re innocent to avoid getting convicted, the prosecution is also not required to prove that defendants are 100% guilty. Additionally, …

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Working during the Industrial Revolution

What was it like to work during the Industrial Revolution?

The Industrial Revolution occurred between the 18th and 19th centuries. Previously, most people’s livelihoods relied on agrarian production in rural areas; with the introduction of factory work and mass production, cities and towns expanded as the labour force left the countryside and searched for work in urban, industrial areas. In the UK before the revolution, …

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Smart Parenting: Teaching Your Teens to Become Responsible Drivers

As parents, it is only advisable to teach your teenagers to be responsible drivers. It’s not enough that they have certain driving skills. What’s more important is to practice basic safety once they’re on the steering wheel. Teenage Drivers are More Prone to Accidents and Car Crash According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation, …

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