Painkillers are a very powerful tool used to reduce or ease different types of pain. Healthcare professionals and different social media programs are constantly warning us about the possible side effects and overdose consequences. Nevertheless, statistics show that the number of painkiller abuse victims increases annually. Acetaminophen is a well-spread painkiller that is used to reduce and ease the pain in many conditions. This component classifies as a miscellaneous analgesic and antipyretic, approved by FDA in 1980.
Underage drinking problem is a major public health issue in the United States. Adolescents want to overcome social anxiety, lower their inhibitions in social situations, reduce stress and worries, increase courage, feelings and power, enhance sexual attractiveness and performance, satisfy the thrill seeking desires through alcohol consumption. This issue became one of the most well known cause of numerous legal disputes.
Alcohol consumption by youth in the United States (also known as underage drinking) is a term used for the concept of alcohol use by anyone under the minimum legal drinking age of 21. A lot of states have a minor in possession (MIP) – criminal offense concerning alcohol and drugs found in possession of minors, although some details regarding punishments vary from state-to-state. Some states provide a very strict strategy towards those who violate the MIP law and prosecute its felons; others have a different point of view about juvenile justice, providing probation by entering a court-ordered diversionary program and offering medical care. It is typically a misdemeanor for anyone under 21 to possess alcohol. Besides the fact that this is the minimum legal age to buy alcohol in all states, details tend to vary.
Property crimes have been always a central problem in every society and culture throughout the history. Property crimes consist of taking someone else’s money or property without using force.
Property crimes include:
Robbery is not regarded as a property crime, because it involves the use of force or threat of force, that’s why it is categorized as violent crime.
According to the FBI Crime Statistics there were in 2012, 8,975,438 property crimes with $15,5 billion calculated damages.
Restraining order or also called order of protection is a form of a legal injunction that requires a party to do, or to refrain from doing, certain acts.
A restraining order:
- prohibits the abuser from contacting, attacking, striking, telephoning or disturbing the peace of the victim
- forces the abuser to move from a residence shared with the victim
- orders the abuser to stay at least 100 yards away from the victim, his or her place of residence and place of employment
- orders the abuser to attend counselings
- prohibits the abuser from purchasing a firearm
- may also provide the safety of the children and others living in the home
Everyone likes to live in peaceful environment and feel safe. No one likes noise, violence and inconvenience. Today we are going to speak about disorderly conduct and how it affects people.
Disorderly conduct is considered a minor criminal offence that includes:
- disturbance of the public peace
- violent behaviour
- public drunkenness
- other civil disorders like loud parties