This essential guide provides comprehensive, simple instructions to avoid breaking the law and how to conduct yourself if you find that you are being accused of violating the law. Written by a seasoned former prosecutor and now defense attorney who regularly appears as a TV legal analyst, the book includes 135 crucial tips to ensure that you never go to jail, and if you do, you'll know how to avoid ever going there again. It breaks down our main civil liberties regarding arrests, while providing practical advice and even examples of how people inadvertently get caught up in the legal system. Young people will learn how to avoid falling into preventable legal trouble by showing how the laws work. Meanwhile, adults can better help direct young people, as well as themselves, when or if they interact with law enforcement.