We are continuing our discussion of a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court recently. The defendant believes his privacy was violated when the police planted a GPS tracking device on his car and tracked his movements for two months. The investigation culminated with his arrest and subsequent indictment for drug crimes. The police made
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The U.S. Supreme Court has many criminal cases on the docket this term. The Court heard arguments on one of the most important, United States v. Jones, earlier this week. Criminal defense attorneys in Raleigh are watching the case because the decision in Jones will affect criminal investigations and anyone suspected of a crime anywhere
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More than two years ago, Raleigh and the rest of the nation heard the news that Michael Jackson had died. He was 50 years old and just weeks away from a series of concerts that he and his managers hoped would raise enough money to clear his $400 million debt load. Within hours, the rumor
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State and local law enforcement participated in the Booze It & Lose It campaign last weekend. Between Oct. 28 and Oct. 31, the Halloween checkpoints and stepped up patrols resulted in 20,786 traffic and criminal citations across North Carolina. Wake County’s seven checkpoints and 23 added patrols issued 51 DWI citations this year. This year, the
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A number of laborers, business owners and residents announced their intention to protest a law that prohibits loitering in their Orange County, North Carolina town. The ordinance currently makes it a misdemeanor for anyone to “stand, sit, recline, linger, or otherwise remain” at a certain intersection in the town between 11 am and 5 am.
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