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When You're in Ohio and You Are a Felon, Can You Get Your Felony Expunged?

It became a little easier to qualify for expungement in Ohio in September 2012. The state loosened up its rules for certain repeat offenders with Senate Bill 337, but the new rule only marginally affects felons. You can still expunge a single felony, but it doesn't completely erase your record in th

Sex Offender Registry

The sex offender registry is a database designed to inform the public about individuals convicted of a sex crime. These offenders are required to disclose their residence to officials. This information is very easily accessible on the internet. Thousands of people look at this information every day.

Border Patrol Searches and the Fourth Amendment

Border patrol and searches at or near the border deal with a diminished expectation of privacy. This article focuses on various appellate decisions concerning the Fourth Amendment.

Are Your Movements Being Tracked by the DEA?

The National License Plate Recognition Initiative of the DEA is sending information about the vehicular movements of millions of cars to a national database. This database may contain all of your movements for the past six months.

Key Factors That Make a Successful Criminal Defence Lawyer

Many people believe that a good criminal lawyer is one who is aggressive and, perhaps, even pushy with the prosecutor or the judge. This belief may even include the idea that a successful criminal lawyer uses theatrics and deception to win in court. This cannot be further from the truth. No doubt, t

The Various Solutions Provided by Lawyers

The demand of lawyers is always high. They can help yoi deal with various legal issues associated with all types of crimes and discriminations. Hiring specialist lawyers is really important according to the type of ...

What Comes Up on a Background Check?

Although there are many online resources that make it possible for anyone with Internet access to conduct his own background check, most are conducted by employers seeking information on potential employees. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse provides an extensive fact sheet detailing the particulars of

Post Conviction Appeal

In all state and federal jurisdictions, criminal defendants who have been convicted of a crime have the right to a post conviction appeal. Since the appeal is a matter of right, if defendants cannot afford to pay an attorney, the court will appoint one to represent them. Indigent defendants are also

Criminal Defendants on Trial - Motions to Dismiss Charges

Have you heard about motions to dismiss the charges?In civil cases the motion to dismiss is used all the time.In criminal cases it rarely applies, but when it does, it is a powerful tool in the arsenal.Here are some essentials of this topic that will help you better understand this part of court pro

Tennessee Ignition Interlock Device Laws

Tennessee's DUI laws carry many different penalties. One such penalty is the ignition interlock device. The ignition interlock device is a device that connects a motor vehicle's ignition system to a breath alcohol analyzer and prevents the motor vehicle from starting if the driver's b

Convicted, then Set Free

Don't think hiring a Plano Defense Attorney [http://www.PevetoLaw.com] is in your best interest? Think again! Around 10,000 people each year are wrongfully convicted of a crime. Everyone is human, yes, even law enforcement and with ...

Thy Brother's Keeper: Suicide Watch Companions in the Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons has come up with a creative way to improve care of these inmates and to substantially reduce the costs involved with monitoring suicidal prisoners: using other prisoners as Suicide Watch Companions. While staff intervention is still the major component of the Bureau&apo

Massachusetts Breathalyzer Refusal Appeals

The Breathalyzer Refusal License Suspension is a very important, but often overlooked, part of any Massachusetts DUI, OUI, DWI, or "drunk driving case," where the person arrested has allegedly refused to submit to a chemical breath or blood test. Depending on the OUI defendant's prior

Its Easy to Hire a DWI Lawyer in Minneapolis

Most residents of Minneapolis city drive cars. Car is one of the easiest way to get from one place to another whether a far away city or a few kilometers in one’s own area. All ...

OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) Law in Michigan

The state of Michigan is taking a tough stance against those caught operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Police in Michigan on a regular basis crack down on those who have had too much to drink ...

A Brief Overview of Charges For Homicide

When it comes to illegal homicide, Wisconsin law recognizes several different kinds, divided according to the intentions of the defendant and other factors. This article will briefly outline these charges.