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05Nov 2019

More Than One Way To Get Your Blood

Everyone knows that if you consent to a breathalyzer or blood test, the results can be used against you. Also, everyone knows that in most states, refusing to take a breathalyzer is itself a crime. However, most people think that if they refuse a blood test, the police have to get a search warrant to get a blood sample from you. In many states, there are ways around this.In...

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05Nov 2019

Can The Police Force Their Way Into My Home?

If the police come knocking on your door and you don't want to talk with them, you have the right to refuse. You have the right to not let them into your home and to refuse to talk to them without your attorney present, which is definitely a right you should exercise. There is one exception to this rule, however. If the police have a search or...

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05Nov 2019

Do You Have To Give The Police Your iPhone Password?

There have been some interesting cases recently involving cell phones as evidence. For the most part, if the police legally obtain your phone, they can forensically analyze it for any evidence. However, iPhone 7s and up pose the police a problem - they cannot crack them!Of course, the FBI, CIA and other international crime-fighting organizations can easily crack an iPhone, but not local police the department, and unless it...

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30Sep 2019

Daughter Calls 911 On Drunk Mom

For most of us, it is inconceivable. Your own child calls the cops on you. But, for a woman in Arizona recently, that's exactly what happened. Stephanie Davis's daughter was terrified that her mother was driving drunk and, though she is only 10 years old, called the police on her phone and recorded her mom driving drunk.Ms. Davis was so intoxicated that she fell out of the cruiser...

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30Sep 2019

Is A DUI Checkpoint Entrapment?

This is a question that is often asked and it is a good question. When police officers set up a DUI checkpoint they are indeed looking for intoxicated drivers. One could argue that they are setting you up and are "entrapping" you into committing the crime of DUI.The fact is, DUI checkpoints are not entrapment and the reason for them not being so is very clear. Entrapment involves...

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