NC Voters Approve Defendant Felon’s Right To Waive Jury Trial

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North Carolina’s constitution will change on Dec. 1, 2014, thanks to a referendum vote on Tuesday. The measure passed by a narrow margin (53 percent), perhaps because the lack of media coverage and some wrangling within the legal community. The amendment allows a defendant charged with a felony to waive his or her right to
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Think You Can Refuse A Blood Test After A DWI Crash? Think Again

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A Raleigh woman has learned the hard way that her own tragedy will not shield her from criminal charges. The 49-year-old was in a car accident a few weeks ago that left her seriously injured. Her 12-year-old son died in the crash. According to police reports, the woman was speeding and driving erratically at around
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