I Ran From the Police and They Caught Me! What am I Looking At?

When the adrenaline kicks in, or maybe your fight or flight instinct tells you to ‘RUN,’ people sometimes try to get away from the police.  Maybe you are accused of trying to get away from the police. Potential punishments for evading arrest or detention depend on several things, namely, whether or not you were in…… Continue reading I Ran From the Police and They Caught Me! What am I Looking At?

THEY DIDN’T READ ME MY RIGHTS!…BUT…DOES IT MATTER?

There is a common misconception about your rights, relating to a person’s “Miranda” rights, and the effect of an officer not reading you Miranda warnings when you are arrested.  Movies and television would have you believe that it is some kind of magic bullet – if they did not read you Miranda warnings, you were…… Continue reading THEY DIDN’T READ ME MY RIGHTS!…BUT…DOES IT MATTER?

A New Year’s Resolution: Exercise Your Constitutional Rights!

ASSERT YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS IN 2019 You may have never been in a position where you needed to flex your constitutional rights.  In fact, many reading this might say: if I am doing nothing wrong, why should I assert my rights?  Won’t this make things harder for me? I can answer that for you real…… Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution: Exercise Your Constitutional Rights!