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IN QUARANTINE AND OUT OF CUSTODY: The Effect of the Coronavirus on Release Conditions
Post On Apr. 17, 2020

COVID-19 has drastically impacted the daily life of people around the world. For many, COVID-19 poses a massive risk to their health and safety. For those in custody, COVID-19 may be considered a change in circumstances that warrants their release back into society. CORONAVIRUS AND THE JAIL SYSTEM W...

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The COVID-19 emergency is having a profound impact on the criminal justice system
Post On Apr. 08, 2020

Certain crimes are not being prosecuted like before. Out-of-custody trials are being postponed. Defendants are being released from jail. We anticipate the effects of this emergency will be long-lasting. Our law firm was banned from working at our offices as a result of the Governor's emergency order...

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Immediate Temporary Suspension -- Do Not Sign An Agreement With Out Counsel
Post On Feb. 18, 2019

Doctors beware. Government prosecutors are fighting the opiate epidemic on many fronts. Now more than ever local police in coordination with DEA and Commonwealth Attorney General drug enforcement investigators are investigating doctors for simply writing unreasonable amounts of scheduled narcotics T...

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Dr. Marijuana Loses His Medical License
Post On Jan. 12, 2019

The Philadelphia Inquirer announces New Jersey Medical Board suspends the medical license of Anthony Anzalone, M.D. -- Dr. Marijuana. This is the region's first medical license suspension case involving a physician violating newly enacted medical marijuana regulations. I Predicted This Type of Prose...

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My 2nd duo was over 10 years ago. Do I still require a blow & go?
Asked in Warren,  MI Oct. 11, 2018 ,  3 Answers

In 2007 I got my second dui, am I still required to have a blow and go on my car....

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What should I plea? and what do I do to get the least of everything? Cant do jail because of my son unless house arrest if need
Asked in Rancho Cucamonga,  CA Mar. 03, 2016 ,  8 Answers

Pulled me over for speeding then asked ?? yes I had drank the night before and had a bloody mary bout 3hrs prior to being pulled over. I had my ADULT special need child w me. I am the only care giver for my son he is 21. I am a single mom and I have NO one else to watch my son whom is still in diape...

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Top 6 Areas of Possible Relief for Clients Facing Reentry Charges After Deportation
Post On Jan. 10, 2016

Persons charged with reentry following a deportation or removal often assume that they will simply be deported again and that there is no use fighting their deportation. However, relief may be available in a surprising number of cases, and I am listing six key areas of possible relief below. Did err...

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Five Ways to Beat a DWI Charge
Post On Dec. 29, 2015

In North Carolina it is a crime to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Whether your case is classified as a felony or misdemeanor depends on factors such as the blood alcohol level and past driving record. This guide delves into several ways to defend against a DWI. #1: Failure to t...

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Overview of UCMJ Article 32 procedures in a military court martial
Post On Oct. 03, 2015

UCMJ Article 32 procedures in a military court martial are designed to give the accused due process rights, similar to a civilian grand jury or preliminary hearing. Overview Under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a person has an express right to a Grand Jury indictment before they can b...

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Is an immigration lawyer in addition to a criminal defense lawyer needed ?
Asked in New York,  NY May 14, 2015 ,  12 Answers

My cousin was recently arrested for public lewdness which falls under crimes involving "moral turpitude" according to immigration laws. She is a legal non immigrant alien on a tourist VISA. If convicted, how does this affect her VISA status. This would be her first crime involving moral turpitude ?...

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DUI (Propable Cause)
Asked in Palm Desert,  CA Apr. 28, 2015 ,  9 Answers

It was me and 2 of my buddies. All three of us on motorcycles. We were stopped at a red light when we heard "pull over into the parking lot" over a loud speaker. Assuming it was a police officer we pulled over. It was CHP. He said he clocked us (as in all of us) at about 70 in a 35 zone. I blew .15 ...

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Should I hire a DUI Lawyer or Stick with the public defender?
Asked in Woodhaven,  NY Feb. 24, 2015 ,  13 Answers

I got into an accident in Queens, New York and my car got wrecked. The person I hit, his car was alright, and left. I was inside the car while my friend took a look at my car outside. Two police officers came out of a train station came over. The car wasn't moving. Fast forward, I blew a .18 BAC. I'...

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What is the best defense for a 2nd offense OWi, in WI? I will be representing myself.
Asked in Grafton,  WI Feb. 20, 2015 ,  10 Answers

My BAC was .15...

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I received my first dui and have a clean record. I am wondering if I need a lawyer.
Asked in Fond Du Lac,  WI Feb. 15, 2015 ,  10 Answers

I would like to plead guilty and minimize the impact on my family. I am grateful that I was pulled over as I had put myself and others in harms way. My BAC was extremely high and I'm afraid of potential jail time. I spoke with one lawyer and he said that his services could cost up to $5000 if we pur...

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For DUI cases, can passing field coordination tests act as evidence for your defense?
Asked in Santa Clara,  CA Jan. 14, 2015 ,  10 Answers

Officer arrived at scene due to call-in from witness about my non-injury collision; no other vehicles were involved. Officer reported odor of alcohol on my breath, and subsequently gave me field coordination tests. The police report shows that I took the horizontal gaze, one leg stand, and line-walk...

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Does a CA DUI criminal trial have the authority to lengthen a DMV-imposed license suspension?
Asked in Anaheim,  CA Oct. 20, 2014 ,  10 Answers

I had a DUI in the state of GA in 2009, and got it with a GA license. I completed probation and all the requirements. I then moved to CA, re-took the drivers test, and obtained a CA license. I got another DUI in September in Orange County, and I assumed it would be counted as my 2nd DUI due to my GA...

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First time dui arrest without visual evidence of driving. Is it possible for my case to be dropped?
Asked in San Bernardino,  CA Oct. 06, 2014 ,  12 Answers

First time dui with a clean record. My car broke down on the freeway, resulting in me having to push it to the side of the road. I stood outside of the vehicle the entire time, waiting for AAA to arrive, when a highway patrol car pulled up behind me. The cop asked me to perform a series of field sob...

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Oklahoma DUI Basics
Post On Oct. 05, 2014

The Basics of DUI Defense in Oklahoma ... What to expect, and what can be done about it. First, Stop and Do This Now! First, if you or someone you know has been arrested in Oklahoma for DUI or APC, you only have fifteen days from the date of arrest to request an administrative hearing from the Oklah...

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Dwi charge without breath test?
Asked in Buffalo,  NY Sep. 19, 2014 ,  11 Answers

My friend was arrested for drunk driving/dwi, but did not take breath test. I dont understand how she can be charged with dwi if the cops cant prove she had alcohol in her body with a breath test--is this legal?...

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Top Ten Reasons for Getting Your North Carolina Criminal Conviction Expunged
Post On Jul. 25, 2014

Reasons why you need an Expungement of your old North Carolina Convictions 1. Employment & Professional Licensure Employment is probably the most significant area affected by a criminal conviction. Employers often perform criminal background checks on potential employees and are more likely to deny...

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