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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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  • Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court
    Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court

    Federal Criminal cases are sometimes the most document intense of all criminal cases. In most cases, the United States has a trial notebook prepared the day a person is indicted in Federal Court. The ...

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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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  • NO SEARCH WARRANT NEEDED FOR ABANDONED PROPERTY IN ALABAMA
    NO SEARCH WARRANT NEEDED FOR ABANDONED PROPERTY IN ALABAMA

    One of the biggest questions in criminal law today is whether police officers can search your cell phone without a warrant. Of course, you have an expectation of privacy in the contents of your cell ...

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