Reasonable Suspicion: U.S. v Rodriguez

Reasonable Suspicion: U.S. v Rodriguez

Traffic stops have long been instrumental in the development of 4th Amendment jurisprudence. For years, officers were allowed to extend traffic stops so long as the extension was de minimus (negligible) and the Court has long held 7 to 8 minutes is a lawful extension...

North Carolina DWI Defense: A Practical Guide

  Driving while impaired (DWI) presents a complex set of challenges, including criminal sanctions through the judicial process and driving restrictions via the Department of Motor Vehicles.  This type of crime touches upon the broad spectrum of the populace, and for...

From Jail to Bail

Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be released quickly. When in jail, the magistrate is required by North...