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Lark graduated magna cum laude from Hamline University School of Law, where she was nominated for the award of Best First-Year Brief and was a mock trial finalist, Presidential Scholarship recipient, and law review contributor.
Lark is a self-described Renaissance woman. In addition to her love of legal writing and editing, Lark is also passionate about women’s health, and holds a master’s degree in acupuncture from Northwestern Health Sciences University. Additionally, Lark is a musician with over 35 years of experience as a pianist and flutist. Lark is a parent to two teens, and is also actively engaged in social justice work, with a special and personal interest in LGBTQ+ rights.
Civil liberties typically include basic rights and freedoms that are guaranteed by law and enshrined in the Constitution. Learn about due process, cruel and usual punishment, civil rights, and much more at FindLaw.com.
Arbitration is a method for settling disputes without going to court, and it has its share of pros and cons. Learn about arbitrators, binding vs. non-binding settlements, ADR, and much more at FindLaw.com.
Law enforcement officials in most states set up DUI checkpoints, also called sobriety checkpoints or roadside safety checks, to question motorists and prevent drunk driving. Learn about reasonable suspicion, Supreme Court rulings, and much more at FindLaw.com.
If you believe you have been the victim of a civil rights violation, you most likely have the option of filing a lawsuit against those responsible. Learn about protected classes, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and much more at FindLaw.com.
Mandatory alcohol education, assessment, and treatment laws require attendance at DUI prevention programs geared toward alcohol education or therapy. Learn about sentencing, driving privileges, and much more at FindLaw.com.
In a DUI criminal trial, a jury examines the evidence to decide whether, beyond a reasonable doubt, the defendant committed the crime in question. Learn about the trial process, jury instructions, cross-examination, and much more at FindLaw.com.
Your blood alcohol content is one of the most crucial pieces of evidence in any DUI case, but how is this tested and are the tests accurate? Learn about Breathalyzers, blood tests, field sobriety tests, and much more at FindLaw.com.