Archives for: April 5th, 2014

A DUI case can easily become something much more serious if there is a serious injury or even a death involved. In those cases, a DUI charge is elevated to a charge of Vehicular Assault or Vehicular Homicide.


Any time a DUI or DUID is elevated to a charge of Vehicular Assault or Vehicular Homicide, the legal standard that applies is one of strict liability. What that means is

Tucked away in the back of Macy’s flagship store in New York City, there is a room that looks more like a jail than a wing of a department store.With wooden benches and holding cells, this room – eerily dubbed “Room 104” -serves as a place to detain, question, and sometimes collect fines from suspected shoplifters.


Strange as it may seem, there are some benefits to having this room

Police have a tough job, and one of the things that’s hardest is spotting criminals before a more serious incident occurs. What does that mean? Well, ideally you would like local law enforcement to catch a person illegally carrying a gun before they shoot someone, or to stop a drug dealer hoping to sell meth to kids before he gets to the schoolyard. Almost everyone will probably agree with that.

When Peyton Manning left the familiar confines of Indianapolis to take the quarterback helm of the Denver Broncos, his altitude may have changed, but not the mind-boggling expectations of fans. While Manning may be accustomed to the glare of cameras and public adulation, you may be a neophyte when it comes to being charged with a criminal offense. Whether you face a misdemeanor or traffic ticket, or are dealing with