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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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  • When is a police search legal?
    When is a police search legal?

    If you're stopped by police on the street or in your car, or if they enter a residence where you happen to be, it's understandable that you panic. Often, people in these situations submit to anything ...

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  • Your case's characteristics must determine the type of defense
    Your case's characteristics must determine the type of defense

    Criminal defense matters are often difficult to navigate. This poses an issue because your freedom and quality of life can be directly impacted by the outcome of the case. This is why many people turn ...

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  • What does smuggling involve?
    What does smuggling involve?

    If you're bringing back gifts, souvenirs and other items from a trip overseas, chances are that you aren't violating the law. Bringing home a few tchotchkes from the Louvre shouldn't land you in jail. ...

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  • What is 'insider trading?'
    What is 'insider trading?'

    Everyone loves a good stock tip. It could be word about a merger that will send a company's stock soaring or news that a company's leading product will soon be recalled, sending the stock plummeting. ...

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