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December 2017 Archives

What happens to your rights when you're convicted of a crime?

Whether you're charged with a misdemeanor, felony, agree to a plea deal, or are convicted by a judge or jury for a crime, all can impact your ability to get a job. They can restrict your ability to live your life like as you were accustomed to, as well.

Charges follow fracas at University of Connecticut speech

In the current heated political climate, guest speakers at college campuses often provoke protests and sometimes even violence and other actions that result in criminal charges. This is particularly true when they espouse views that many people feel are offensive or perhaps even dangerous.

Search and seizure: Searching a student's vehicle at school

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. This means that for a search to be legal, it has to meet the "reasonableness standard." The circumstances around the search must be measured against the overall intrusiveness of the search and the interests of the government. If a police officer cannot prove that a search was necessary, then it will always be considered unreasonable.

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