Blog Posts in December, 2017

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

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  • Charges follow fracas at University of Connecticut speech
    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 ...

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

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