Elements of North Carolina assaults

In North Carolina, the laws defining assault go into great detail.  Who the victim is, the use of a weapon and the intent of the offender may affect whether it is a felony or misdemeanor, and how severe penalties are.  A disability  Simple assault, simple assault and...

What the law says about shoplifting

Shoplifting can occur in many ways. While you may think you understand the definition of this crime, the real definition may surprise you. There are some actions you can take when shopping in a store that could make you guilty of shoplifting even if you never leave...