What is a terrorist threat?

The right to free speech is a cherished right in the United States. Still, you cannot expect the government to protect your speech if it causes great harm to others. One kind of speech the law will not protect is making a terrorist threat. The law takes terrorist...

What is healthcare fraud?

If you, a group of people or a company knowingly misstates or misrepresents something about the nature, scope or type of a medical service provided, healthcare fraud occurs. This often results in the insurer or company making unauthorized payments to receive a...

How does alcohol end up on your breath?

If asked to visualize a drunk driving offense, you might likely describe a person standing on the side of one of Missouri's many roads, blowing into a hand-held breath testing device. The details of such a scene may seem of little import to you until you actually find...

What are drug schedules?

According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, drugs and other substances are separated into five categories, also known as schedules. Schedules are determined based on a few factors, such as the medical application of the substance and its abuse potential. ...

Money Laundering: Are you at risk?

Money Laundering: Are you at risk?

Most thoughts of money laundering conjure up anti-hero leads of modern TV dramas, funneling money through businesses or “mules” for their latest scheme-of-the-episode. In the real world, money laundering is a serious problem. According to the 2018 report, National...

Could a new approach help prevent drunk driving?

For decades, government agencies and private organizations have worked diligently to try to reduce and stop drunk driving. With so many lives lost to drunk driving incidents, there is a need to find a way to successfully reduce them and keep them low. However, despite...