In 2015, there were 95 fatalities caused by drunk driving accidents in Minnesota, an increase from the previous two years, accounting for 23 percent of all traffic fatalities in the state. While death and injury are by far the most tragic results of driving while impaired, they are not the only repercussions. Thankfully, arrests made for …Continue reading "Facing DWI Charges in Minnesota"
If you live in Minnesota and you or a member of your family is facing sex crimes (aka: Criminal Sexual Conduct, Possession of Child Pornography, Rape, Sexual Misconduct) charges, it is imperative that you get a basic understanding of Minnesota Sex Crimes laws. This content is designed to help you get a basic overview regarding …Continue reading "Here Is What You Need To Know If You Have Been Accused Of Sex Crimes In Minnesota"
In Part 1 we already talked about reasonable suspicion in regards to drunk driving. Reasonable suspicion refers to the reason an officer has for believing a motorist may be intoxicated. This is what lets the officer investigate further. After reasonable suspicion is probable cause. Probable cause is the sum of evidence that gives law enforcement …Continue reading "Probable Cause for DUI in Minnesota: Part 2"
Minnesota is one state that deems DUI checkpoints unconstitutional, but police officers can still pull over drivers who they suspect are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Here is what you need to know about reasonable suspicion. When an officer sees possible evidence of a crime, they can pull over a motorist and talk …Continue reading "DUI Reasonable Suspicion in Minnesota: PART 1"
If you’ve read the news in Minnesota this year, the words sexual misconduct have featured fairly prominently in some major headlines. Whether it was the allegations against senator Al Franken, or the news that two lawmakers are resigning their posts, this term just keeps coming up. But what is sexual misconduct, really? It sounds pretty vague, …Continue reading "Sex Crimes: What is Sexual Misconduct in Minnesota?"