When does fighting in school become assault? Under what circumstances could bullying constitute unlawful hazing? At what point does borrowing an electronic device from someone turn into a theft?
As we have pointed out time and again on our blog, driving while intoxicated is considered a serious crime here in Virginia. Most people not only find an arrest embarrassing, it can also lead to serious charges that could lead to jail time, steep fines and the possibility of losing your license.
Back in July, a major issue was brought to the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the practice of suspending driver's licenses here in Virginia. According to a lawsuit filed on behalf of roughly 1 million Virginians, police in our state have been suspending and even revoking residents' driver's licenses simply because they were unable to pay fines or court fees.