201510.15
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The importance of remaining silent

It’s human nature to want to defend yourself. Most people can’t resist trying to explain their conduct to police when confronted with questioning. The urge to confess or the need to talk your way out of trouble is irresistible. The police know this and take advantage of it every day. What a person does when they…

201502.08
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Las Vegas Police Utilizing “Body Cams”

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With much public attention being brought to the actions of police officers in cases in New York and Ferguson, Missouri, many have expressed their frustrations with the current state of citizen-police relations. One solution to help citizens ensure that police encounters with civilians are faithfully documented is installing a video camera on the lapel of…

201402.10
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What is Criminal Sexual Assault?

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Sexual assault in Las Vegas is subjecting another person to sexual penetration against their will. Sexual Assault can occur through the use of force, whether physical or by threat. Sexual Assault can also occur without the use of force, when the perpetrator is aware that the victim is physically or mentally unable to give consent…

201401.29
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Charged with a Felony?

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People can be charged for a crime before they are placed under arrest. When this is the case, a judge will issue a warrant for that person’s arrest. An officer of the law will then look for this particular person who was issued the warrant. It is mandatory that the officer provide a copy of…

201303.14
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The 5 Most Frequently Broken Laws

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Did you know that the average American breaks the law about three times a day? However, that’s not to say that every American is out to mug you. So which laws are Americans breaking? Here are five of the most frequently broken laws. 1. Underage Drinking According to SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), about 26%…

201202.08
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How Do Miranda Rights Work?

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The Miranda warning is one of the cornerstones of our rights in modern society. Although this police procedure is familiar to nearly everyone nowadays, the Miranda warning only dates back to the mid-1960s. In 1966, Ernesto Miranda was charged with a litany of crimes and subjected to coercive police questioning without the benefit of having…

201108.20
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Charged with Larceny, Arson, Assault? Criminal Lawyer Las Vegas

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Criminal law is the type of law that applies to people charged with a criminal offense. Criminal offenses range from charges of larceny, arson, assault, and many other property offenses, personal offenses and homicide offenses. In America, the justice system is based upon the idea that all accused persons are innocent until proven guilty. This…