Changing consent laws in North Carolina

According to a 2017 NPR article, North Carolina is the only state in America where no may not always mean no when it comes to consent. State law says that a woman may not legally withdraw consent after the sex act has begun if she consented in the beginning. This...

Roadside sobriety tests – An overview

Each day, numerous drivers across the state of North Carolina are stopped by law enforcement for suspected driving under the influence. In addition to talking to them, the authorities often ask people to perform a series of roadside sobriety tests to help assess...

Are parents under court jurisdiction?

In North Carolina, juvenile court handles crimes committed by children. When children commit crimes, their actions are delinquent acts. When a child acts inappropriately but does not commit a crime, then he or she is undisciplined. The courts can impose consequences...