201410.01
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Your Right To Remain Silent Could Incriminate You

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“You have the right to remain silent!” That line has been repeated in movie after movie and show after show—so much so that everyone is familiar with the phase. If anything, people have associated the right to remain silent as a means to maintain innocence. However, according to the Supreme Court of California, refusing to…

201409.26
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Martial Arts Star Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested in Drug Case

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One of the most recognizable martial artists in the world is going to have to sit down for a long talk with his son. Jackie Chan, who has starred in films such as Rush Hour and The Karate Kid, has apologized for the actions of his son Jaycee, who was recently arrested for suspicion of…

201409.25
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3 Tips for Finding the Best Las Vegas Defense Attorneys

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If you’ve been charged with a crime, it’s a good idea to get a defense attorney on your side as soon as possible. There are many defense attorneys to choose from, which can make the process overwhelming at first. However, once you know how to select an attorney, you should be able to narrow down…

201409.11
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5 Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney

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Sometimes, the law can get a bit sticky in Sin City. If you find yourself facing criminal charges in Las Vegas, you might not know where to turn or what step to take next. To make sure you get the best representation, keep the following things in mind: 1. Is he/she licensed in the state…

201408.19
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Current Parole Requirements Lead to Increased Crime Rates

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Sometimes, a little bit of good can come from a generally bad situation. Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, leaving plenty of destruction and upset in its wake. However, the event also became a catalyst for social scientists to further their research and understanding of the nature of crime, including how criminals fare when…

201408.16
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Could Your Race Affect Your Criminal Defense Case?

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When it comes to the outcome of a court case, many factors come into play, from the nature of the crime to the mood of the court. However, without the best defense, the verdict could be out of a defendant’s control. According to a recent study conducted by Cyrus Vance, the district attorney for Manhattan…

201408.13
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Rough Handling from Las Vegas Cop Leaves Local Rapper Seeking Answers

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For local rapper Orlando Clemons, who also goes by “Splash God,” a seemingly normal walk to his car after a show in downtown Las Vegas in March quickly turned ugly. As Clemons was making his way towards his car, a Metro police officer pulled up alongside him, and chaos quickly ensued. After getting out of…

201408.12
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Legal Medical Marijuana May Mean Less Crime, According to New Study

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Opponents of legal medical marijuana have long feared it will result in more crime, but a recent study suggests that the opposite may be true. A new journal article found that legalized medical marijuana could actually cause a reduction in some violent crime—even murder. The study Researchers at the University of Texas as Dallas conducted…

201408.11
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Summer Legal Tip: Leaving Your Pet In A Hot Car Is Against The Law

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Your pet means the world to you. But, in Nevada, you can have your animal confiscated and even be charged with a crime if you leave the animal alone in a hot vehicle. In these warm summer months, it is important to know the law and understand the consequences of leaving your dog or cat…