Underage Drinking & the Law

What parents need to know now about the new Social Host Laws

Prevent Social Hosting: Four steps to enlist your kids

You know how major corporations hire computer hackers? Your teen will become the resident expert on how his friends are able to drink under an adult’s nose.

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Think our teens are bad? We were worse.

In most measures, the teens of 2012 are far better behaved than we were: they practice safe sex, most don’t smoke pot or cigarettes and they’re better prepared for college. … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Charges dropped against Stanford University Prof. Burnett

We wonder, doesn’t District Attorney Stephen M. Wagstaffe owe the Burnetts an apology?

May 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

It started on Halloween…but the nightmare won’t end with jail

In a landmark Social Host Law case, single mom Tiffany Clark has been found guilty of furnishing* alcohol to minors, sentenced with the most extreme penalties we’ve recorded to date and separated … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Friends’ Parents Can Sway Teens’ Odds for Drinking, Smoking” Medline Plus

This post is a press release from Medline Plus reprinted in full TUESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) — Everyone knows teen behavior is highly influenced by their friends, but a … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Connecticut Legislature Passes Major Amendment to Social Host Law

On the last day of the session, Connecticut’s Senate passed a significant amendment to the state’s existing Social Host Law widening the list of prohibitions and strengthening the penalties if … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hunting Parties

Using military tactics, elite squads patrol the streets of U.S. towns on the lookout for…What? Terrorists? Meth labs? No, teen parties.

May 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

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