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- What Types of Conditions of Probation May a Judge Impose in a Georgia Criminal Case?
All too frequently, people ask us what types of conditions may be imposed by the Court as a condition of probation. Trial courts in Georgia criminal cases are vested with broad discretion to impose conditions of probation that it sees fit to address issues with a particular defendant.
- In Criminal Defense, Is DNA Evidence Really a Smoking Gun?
Is DNA really the smoking gun that the media and police make it out to be? It certainly isn't in light of some of the recent cases of DNA pointing the finger at the wrong person. The so called “gold standard” in forensic evidence isn't as golden as we are led to believe. A smart criminal defense lawyer knows this and will use this to help his client.
- Responding to NYC Medicaid Fraud Investigations
If you receive a letter from the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation, it means that you are the target of a Medicaid fraud investigation. How you respond to the letter can mean the difference between an inconvenience and a criminal record.
- Can I Travel While on Probation?
Probation may be a part of the punishment given to you after being convicted of a crime in the state of Florida. It is important to understand that when you have been placed on probation during the sentencing process, you need to comply with all of the conditions outlined by the court. If you violate your probation terms and conditions, you could find yourself in even bigger trouble than before.
- Can Your Wife or Husband Dime You Out?
We’ve watched the scene unfold on television before, a couple discusses their pending legal doom, things are bleak, then somehow they realize they can’t be forced to testify against one another, and suddenly, there is hope these troubles can be averted.
- Police Investigations
Exercise Your Right To Remain Silent. Generally when the police contact an individual who is suspected of a crime, whether or not the subject of that investigation has committed a crime or not, the best advice for that subject is to remain silent.
- Colorado Passes Felony DUI Bill
The Colorado state legislature recently passed a bill that is sitting on the governor’s desk waiting his signature.
- Why You Should Always Refuse Roadside Sobriety Tests
Virtually any time you are stopped and investigated for suspicion of DUI, the officer is going to ask you if you would be willing to perform Standard Field Sobriety Tests, otherwise known as Roadside Maneuvers.
- Medical Marijuana Allowed While on Probation
On May 8th, Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1267 into law, which concerns the use of medical marijuana while an individual is on probation.
- Employee Fired for Medical Marijuana Use
Yesterday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that employees can be fired for using medical marijuana when they are off the clock.