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  • Drug Evidence Suppressed from an Illegal Search
    Drug Evidence Suppressed from an Illegal Search

    Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time and an officer conduct a body search of your pockets because you happen to be present? The officer searches your pockets and finds a small ...

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  • Court Rules Blood Evidence Report not Necessary for Trial
    Court Rules Blood Evidence Report not Necessary for Trial

    This is the case of State of Alabama v. Karen Stafford from Jefferson County, Alabama. Karen Stafford was indicted for the charge of 1st degree assault. The state alleged that Stafford while driving ...

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  • Possession of Drugs Case Overturned in Baldwin County, Alabama
    Possession of Drugs Case Overturned in Baldwin County, Alabama

    Have you ever been in a situation where there are two or three people in a car and drugs are present? The police conduct a traffic stop for speeding and no one takes responsibility for the drugs and ...

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  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain
    Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain

    Federal Court is a tough environment for a criminal defendant. The government has unlimited resources. The government has multiple agencies doing the work for the U.S. Attorney in that district. The ...

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  • Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)
    Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)

    U.S. Attorneys have four things that a defendant usually does not have: time, money, power and resources. Those are the only four things you need in this world to control the outcome. I have watched ...

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  • PROBATION REVOKED IN RUSSELL COUNTY, ALABAMA
    PROBATION REVOKED IN RUSSELL COUNTY, ALABAMA

    Because of the significance of the interests at stake for criminal defendants, it is important that they be able to protect these interests throughout the litigation. This can become difficult for a ...

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