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Court Rules Police Need a Warrant to Get Data From Your Car

Nov 19, 2019

Your connected car data might be safer from prying eyes — Georgia’s Supreme Court has ruled that police need a warrant to obtain personal data from cars. The decision overturns an earlier state Court of Appeals ruling that defended police obtaining crash data from a car in a vehicular homicide case. The state and appeals court “erred” […]

How much does a Missouri DWI affect auto insurance rates?

Oct 22, 2019

When Missouri authorities charge you with drunk driving and that charge winds up leading to a conviction, you can expect to have to pay a substantial amount of money in fines and other expenses relating to your action. Even if it is your first time receiving a driving while intoxicated conviction in the state, you […]

Cops’ Tunnel Vision Can Yield Horrific Investigative Outcomes

Oct 19, 2019

Thanks goes out to our friends at Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry for this recent blog post. The goal for any criminal defendant is obviously to be found not guilty of a crime. Recently released study findings stress that suspects should also be just about as concerned that investigators never suspect guilt in the first place. […]

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation

Oct 17, 2019

If you are a Breaking Bad fan who subscribes to Netflix, chances are you have already seen the movie El Camino. But have you seen this Walter White look alike who police are searching for on a probation violation related to possession of methamphetamine? Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance […]

Facial Recognition Technology Threatens to End All Individual Privacy

Oct 16, 2019

Apple has been using facial recognition software as a security option on the iPhone X since 2017. Amazon has given its facial recognition system to police departments to try out. Microsoft claims it has resisted requests to sell its products to police and has called for government regulation. Axon, the largest maker of body camera […]

Your Keto Diet May Spell Trouble with the Breathalyzer

Sep 5, 2019

Taking care of your body is important. Maintaining the proper diet and exercise regime can help you feel physically and mentally fit. The keto diet is popular for several reasons. Do you know what this diet does to your body and how it may affect you on the road? The keto diet may trip you up […]

Digital Jail: Electronic Monitoring Drives Defendants into Debt

Aug 8, 2019

As Missouri takes steps to reform its bail system, court advocates are concerned about a growing alternative to jailing people before trial: ordering them to wear ankle monitors. Ankle bracelets are promoted as a humane alternative to jail. But private companies charge defendants hundreds of dollars per month to wear the surveillance devices. If people […]

Federal Government To Resume Capital Punishment After 16-Year Hiatus

Jul 25, 2019

Today, the Justice Department announced that it will carry out the death penalty for the first time in nearly two decades. Attorney General William Barr directed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule the execution of five inmates after adopting an updated execution protocol. After 16 years without an execution, Barr has directed the head of […]