If your child is charged with a crime, it is normal for you to be nervous. After all, many adults are afraid of being charged with a crime – naturally you’re scared for your kid.
Juvenile courts and criminal processes are separate from adult court, but your child may still have to go to trial, be interrogated by police, or have a mark on their criminal record while applying for college, jobs, and so on. Plus, since these two [...]
Many parents are fearful of teens and technology, and unfortunately sometimes these fears aren’t unfounded.
It is also a criminal offense—even when done between two minors.
As sexting is a relatively recent phenomenon, state governments have been unsure how to properly deal with the rise in teens sharing explicit photos. In some states, underage sexting is considered distribution of child pornography. Because of this, there have been instances where minors in a relationship engaged in sexting and [...]
As the Department of Education is attempting to change Title IX laws, Illinois college students are putting up a fight. Experts say that Title IX, the federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination based on sex, is already not sufficient.
Further weakening of the guidelines will only put victims of sexual harassment and misconduct in an even worse position.
Every university student should understand Title IX and what it means for their college experience. Learn more about Title IX and [...]