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Check Out FindLaw's Newly-Enhanced Criminal Law Center

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By Nicole Johnson, JD on April 21, 2011 6:51 AM

Getting caught with a crime is no laughing matter (well...the case about the man charged with barking at a police dog is pretty funny).

Should this ever happen to you, FindLaw's recently enhanced Criminal Law Center is your go-to place to find information on crimes, your rights, and the law.

Armed with fresh content and enhanced page offerings, you'll find information on specific crimes in our updated crimes section, along with definitions, defenses, penalties and sentencing tips.

Primary criminal law section enhancements include:

1. New Types of Crimes Section incorporating a collection of crimes by categories including:

2. The New Individual Crimes Content breaks down five major crimes by definition, overview, defenses, and penalties and sentencing:

You'll also notice lots of other small changes, such as new landing page link descriptions and an updated navigation toolbar to help you find information quicker and easier.

Go ahead. Check out the newly updated Criminal Law Center to see for yourself... preferably before or instead of getting arrested!

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