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Got a speeding ticket? Your insurance could go up. Got a DUI? Definitely get ready to pay more each month.

What if you got a parking ticket or other non-moving violation? Will non-moving violations cause your insurance rate to go up?

The day after Dylann Roof killed nine people in a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, we speculated about whether he would be charged with a hate crime or an act of domestic terrorism. After all, the Department of Justice (DOJ) had already announced its own hate crime investigation.

As it turns out, Roof so far has only been charged with nine counts of murder and an associated weapons charge. So what about the hate crime and terrorism charges?

The days of Dog the Bounty Hunter being a household icon may be over. While the profession was glorified for eight seasons on A&E (as much for the eponymous Duane "Dog" Chapman's hair a sunglass choices as the hot pursuit of criminal suspects), recent events have begun to cast bail enforcement agents in a more negative light.

The killing of country singer Randy Howard and a John Oliver segment about the bail process have left many wondering whether it's wise to have a largely unregulated, pseudo-police force hunting people who skipped a court date for money. So who are these bounty hunters and how much power do they have?

Most of us know we have the right to a speedy jury trial. But many of us don't know that we can waive that right, if we choose.

Criminal defendants can choose to have what is known as a bench trial, where a judge takes on the role of the jury. Why would you choose a bench trial instead of a jury trial? And what are the pros and cons of either option?

You left your driver's license at home. Or maybe it was in a wallet or purse that was stolen. Or maybe your dog ate it...

Driving without a license can happen to the best of us. (Even DMX. Twice!) So what happens if you get pulled over and you don't have your driver's license with you? Well, like all legal questions, it depends:

Can I Challenge My Bail Amount?

For most people accused of a crime and jailed, the court may grant bail. If the defendant wants to leave jail, he'll need to pay the bail or pay a bail bondsman to post the bail.

However, bail can often be very expensive. If you can't afford to pay your bail or a bail bondsman, can you challenge the bail amount?

Is it Illegal to Carry a Knife?

After Freddie Gray died, there was a lot of focus on his knife.

The police argued that Gray was illegally carrying a switchblade knife. Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby claimed that the knife was not a switchblade and legal under Maryland law.

So, is it illegal to carry a knife in public?

If you see it on TV or in the movies it must be true, right? And how many times have we seen cops cut the cable, pose as the repairmen, and, once they're invited in, search the home and find the evidence they need.

Surprise! This may not be legal. According to a federal District Court judge in Las Vegas, the FBI overstepped its bounds by disconnecting the Internet to some pricey Caesar's Palace villas and sending in agents dressed as repairmen in order to gather evidence on an illegal online gambling operation. So why can't the cops do this?

Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime.

That's according to the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).

But how does community policing work in practice? Since this is a term you have probably heard so many times in the past year, you may be wondering how does it really affect the relationship between a police force and the community?

Even though Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death last week, it could be another decade before he is executed. Tsarnaev was convicted in federal court, and the last federal execution took place in 2003.

There are a number of factors that contribute to the average time spent on death row, without taking into account the 152 exonerations of prisoners on death row since 1973. So how long will Tsarnaev's wait be?