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October 2016

Fourth Amendment and the Exclusionary Rule – Utah v Strieff

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , |

On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided on the case of Utah v. Strieff, 579 US__2016, ruling in favor of Utah. The case marked a vital point in determining when the Fourth Amendment’s exclusionary rule is applicable. Searches and Seizures and the Fourth Amendment The Fourth Amendment of the United [...]

December 2014

Arrested for Retail Theft: Know Your Rights – Illinois Retail Theft / Shoplifting Laws

By | December 8th, 2014|Categories: Criminal Law, Retail-Theft|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being arrested for retail theft is not something that should be taken lightly, as there can be severe penalties, but with the help of an experienced retail theft attorney it is possible that charges can be lessened or potentially dropped. Retail Theft: Detained by Store Security vs. Arrested [...]