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- Sex Crime Cases in Texas: How They are Prosecuted, Defended, and Carried Out
Texas has unique sex crime laws, and each case can "go federal" for different reasons.
- Why You Need a DUI Attorney When Pulled Over for Suspicion of Driving Under the Influence
Have you recently been pulled over for suspicion of DUI? Have you been charged with DWI or DUI? If so, it's imperative that you retain the services of an experienced DUI attorney right away.
- An Experienced Attorney Can Help Protect Your Rights When Charged
It's not easy being charged with a crime. If you're innocent, of course, it's a complete shock; if you're guilty, perhaps you've known this has been coming for a while – but it's still a very difficult situation to go through once the justice system has in effect taken hold of you and your life.
- Warratless Blood Draw in DUI Investigation
In Missouri v. McNeely, the United States Supreme Court decided that a blood draw is a search which is protected under the Fourth Amendment.
- What is the Fundamental Attribution Error?
The fundamental attribution error is a term, which refers to the common human error in which people tend to underestimate situational influences and overestimate individual personality factors, when explaining behavior.
- Federal Sentencing: Follow the Yellow Brick Road.
When I think of a judge imposing a federal sentence, my mind often drifts to the Wizard Of Oz and that little masked man standing behind the curtain.
- NJ Senate Approves Change to DWI Law and Require Interlock Machine on Car
New law permits DWI defendants to drive after having the machine installed. NJ Senate on February 5 voted 29-4 to change the DWI Law to require a car interlock device. Senate Bill No. 385 is now being submitted to the Governor for signature. The Assembly approved the bill in June, 2014.
- Differences Between Assault and Aggravated Assault
Assault and aggravated assault charges in Florida differ based on a variety of factors, including if a deadly weapon was involved in the offense and who is the alleged victim. Assault generally is a misdemeanor with possible jail time, but aggravated assault is a felony offense with harsher penalties.
- Prescription Drugs Without a Prescription
Possession of prescription drugs without a prescription and/or obtaining them by fraud crimes are rapidly becoming some of the most frequently charged felonies and misdemeanors in Okaloosa County.
- Reasonable Suspicion to Stop a Vehicle
The terms “probable cause” and “reasonable suspicion” are sometimes used interchangeably. However, these are two different standards, with reasonable suspicion being the less exacting standard. Reasonable suspicion is all that is required for a law enforcement officer to conduct an investigatory traffic stop.