Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Fight Over Freedom Of Speech in Alabama

The Fight Over Freedom Of Speech in Alabama…
 
 
The firing of an Administrator of a juvenile rehabilitation program in Alabama, will soon go before the Supreme Court.
Edward Lane was fired because he testified truthfully that when he conducted an audit, he discovered that the program’s highest-paid employee, a state representative named Suzanne Schmitz, did no actual work.  […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Legal News, National Headlines, Supreme Court|0 Comments

An Arkansas Judge Declares the State’s Voter Identification Law as Unconstitutional.

An Arkansas Judge Declared the State’s Voter Identification Law as Unconstitutional.

In an interesting turn of events, an Arkansas judge for Pulaski County Circuit Court Tim Fox, declared the state’s very own and very new voter identification law unconstitutional because the law requires that voters must meet other requirement before they can cast their ballot. Judge […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

What’s Next? A Country Where we can be Detained, Arrested and Searched at a Policeman’s Whim? No! We are already there!

What’s Next? A Country Where we can be Detained, Arrested and Searched at a Policeman’s Whim? No! We are already there!
 
 
Federal Court Finds Upright Driving, Acne Suspicious Good posture while driving can contribute to reasonable suspicion that a driver is smuggling illegal aliens, federal appeals court finds. Driving with good posture, with hands at […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

US Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments in Cases about Monitoring Our Cell Phones.

On Tuesday, April 29, the US Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments in Two Cases Having To Do with Monitoring us Through Our Cell Phones.
 

Riley v. California: Whether evidence admitted at petitioner’s trial was obtained in a search of petitioner’s cell phone that violated petitioner’s Fourth Amendment rights.

 

U.S. v. Wurie: Whether the Fourth Amendment permits the police, without […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Legal News, Supreme Court|0 Comments

Juveniles Are Prohibited From Carrying Firearms in Louisiana.

Juveniles Are Prohibited From Carrying Firearms in Louisiana.

 

ü  The Laws of Louisiana prohibit a juvenile from knowingly carrying or possessing any handgun.

ü  A juvenile is considered to be a person under 17 years of age.

ü  It is against Louisiana Law for anyone to sell, or deliver any type of a firearm to a juvenile. Lack […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

In Baton Rouge, House Bill 907 Advances.

In Baton Rouge, House Bill 907 Advances.
 
House Bill 907, proposes legislation that would  place Louisiana in compliance with  Post 9/11 Federal Rules. The bill would give the state’s residents the option of getting a Real ID.
 
A Real ID is identification cards and driver’s licenses that can actually be authenticated. Securing a Real ID would be […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

You Think You May Need A Criminal Attorney, But You Are Not Sure

You Think You May Need A Criminal Attorney, But You Are Not Sure…

For Example:
You have been stopped by police.
You have been arrested or have been charged with committing a crime
You have received a target letter.
You have been asked to submit to a police interview or lineup.
 
Are just a few of the possible scenarios that may […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Law Changes, Legal News|0 Comments

Changes to the Sentencing Guidelines.

Changes to the Sentencing Guidelines.
 
 
It what unfortunately is considered a bold move, the Attorney General of the United States, announced his endorsement of  proposed change to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines that would reserve the harshest penalties for the most serious drug offenders.
The Proposed changes , which were first unveiled in January, would only lower by […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Law Changes, Legal News|0 Comments

America Employees as Many Security Guards as Teachers…

America Employees as Many Security Guards as Teachers…
 
 
Many of us believe that our world can no longer be viewed as a safe “oyster” where we live without fear of enemies both known or unknown. World events have made Americans much more fearful than we were a mere 20 years ago.
In the United States, we […]

By |April 25th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Supreme Court: Police Can Stop And Search Based on only Anonymous Tips

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Police Can Stop And Search Based Only on Anonymous Tips.
 
 
On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that police cab stop and search a driver based only on an anonymous 911 call.
The decision came in a 5-4 decision split.  Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the argument for the majority.   […]

By |April 25th, 2014|Law Changes, Supreme Court|0 Comments