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January 2018 Archives

Adderall, a commonly abused drug among college students

Cramming for a college exam or working on an all-night research paper used to only include a tremendous amount of coffee and willpower to keep you awake. In many cases this holds true, however, a prescription drug called Adderall is becoming increasingly popular as an illegal alternative to staying awake and focused for long periods of time.

When can a police officer search your vehicle?

You see the red and blue lights flashing in your rear-view mirror. You pull off to the side of the road and an officer walks up to your window. After the officer verifies your license and insurance, they ask if they can search your vehicle. You freeze. You don’t know what to say or what your rights are. What happens if you say no? Can they search your vehicle anyway? Here are five ways that an officer can legally search your vehicle.

Your rights and dorm room searches

During college years, students get their first taste of adult freedoms. While college is meant to be a time of personal exploration and growth, it can lead to very adult consequences for those violating university and criminal laws.