Criminal, Drug, & DUI articles

Reasonable Suspicion

It was a dark, clear autumn night. All was quiet in the Officer’s squad car, at least until the radar gun whined as a vehicle approached. The Officer, one hundred percent sure that the vehicle was speeding, conducted what would be anything but a routine traffic stop. Never once did the Officer write down how [...]

No Information is not False Information

Thanks to technology, information is abundant and travels quickly. It is impossible to keep up with everything, so instead we increasingly rely on experts and fact checkers, like the news, professionals, and even social media influencers, to parse information for us.  In the legal realm, however, the judicial system serves as the ultimate fact checker. [...]

The Insanity Defense

We have all heard the “definition” of insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. That is, of course, not the legal definition, which involves a defendant having a mental illness causing the inability to determine fantasy from reality at the time defendant committed the crime. Insanity is available as a [...]