Protecting your rights starts from the first time you speak with a police officer, which is why it’s important to remain silent when you’re being placed under arrest.
No one wants to be pulled over, especially for drunk driving, but knowing what to do during a DUI traffic stop can make all the difference in your driving under the influence case later on. While most people want to get back on the road as soon as possible after they have been stopped by […]
Almost everyone uses a cell phone these days and we don’t just use them for calls, but for a wide variety of other purposes. As a result, they contain so much sensitive data that the Supreme Court has ruled that searches of cell phones require a warrant. One way police have gotten around this is […]
California has officially entered its second week of Black Lives Matter protests related to the death of George Floyd. Unfortunately, a lot of protesters have been arrested -including many who did not break the law and were just in the wrong place when laws did start to get broken. If you’re planning to attend some […]
An appeals court decision recently made news when judges ruled unanimously that giving the police the middle finger is protected free speech and cannot be used as grounds for a traffic stop. That being said, just because you have the right to flip off the police, it’s still probably something you don’t want to make […]
You probably know that the Constitution protects you from unreasonable search and seizure, but many people have no idea how many things are not protected by those rights. We’ve already talked about some search and seizure issues, including the fact that police cannot search your cell phone without a warrant and that they can search your car […]
Police investigations vary from case to case. In some situations, suspects have no idea they are being investigated until they are placed under arrest. Other times, police will make it very clear that they believe a person may be involved with a crime, but that they need to gather more evidence before they can place […]