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Jul 25

To paraphrase Jay Z, when you see the lights in your rearview mirror, you may think you have a few choices: Either pull over, or burn rubber. And while running for it may seem like a good idea at the time, it's rarely a good idea to add another charge—which is exactly what happens when you evade police. But if you're not quite sure what constitutes evasion—and just how much worse it might make your situation—keep reading to find out how serious it really is. read more

May 26

When an officer of the law is slapping cuffs on your wrist or peppering you with questions at a police department, it can be extremely frightening. It's a good idea to know exactly what you're entitled to do under the law to protect yourself. That means understanding your constitutional right to stay quiet and using it when the time comes. If you've been accused of a crime—even if you've just been stopped by a traffic cop!—do yourself (and your attorney) a favor and follow these steps: read more

Jun 03

Back on April 19th, actress Reese Witherspoon caused a bit of a stir when footage surfaced purpotedly showing her and her husband in an unwanted encounter with law enforcement. read more

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