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Michigan’s “Super Drunk” Law

August 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Michigan’s “Super Drunk” Law

As of October 2010, Michigan drivers are subject to a new law that boosts penalties for those convicted of operating a vehicle under the influence, or considered to be “Super Drunk.” Drivers who are convicted with a bodily alcohol content (BAC) of 0.17 or face stiffer penalties, including a one-year breath alcohol ignition interlock requirement, […]

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Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands

July 10, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands

  The case against George Zimmerman, the man who is on trial against last year’s shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin, is nearing a verdict. As the verdict approaches, authorities in Florida urge the public to ‘raise your voice, not your hands.’ Foreseeing that the outcome of the very public case is likely to spark […]

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Jury Considers Cop’s Fate in Child Death

June 19, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Jury Considers Cop’s Fate in Child Death

The case of a Detroit police officer accused of involuntary manslaughter for the death of a 7-year-old girl was declared a mistrial, Tuesday afternoon, after the jury failed to reach a verdict. Detroit police officer, Joseph Weekley, shot and killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones in May as the Detroit Police Department’s Special Response Team executed a search […]

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Boston bombing case breakthrough

April 17, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Boston bombing case breakthrough
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Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick convicted in corruption case

March 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick convicted in corruption case

By Paul Caron, CNN updated 12:55 PM EDT, Mon March 11, 2013 (CNN) — A jury on Monday convicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of most of the federal charges against him — including racketeering conspiracy, extortion and the filing of false tax returns — in a case that accused him of using the mayor’s […]

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Michigan Law- Point System

February 22, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Michigan Law- Point System

SOS – Point System. Point System Under Michigan law, some traffic violations are civil infractions while others are misdemeanors or felonies. Depending on the violation and how it is resolved, you may be fined, referred to a special program or, in the most serious situations, sent to jail. In most cases, if you do not […]

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Celebrities join gun control fight

February 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Celebrities join gun control fight

A group of celebrities gathered in Washington to urge Congress to act on gun control. CNN’s Joe Johns reports.

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Universal Background Checks

February 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Universal Background Checks
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Ex-Wife of Gucci Heir Doesn’t Want to Work, Refuses Parole

October 24, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   Comments Off on Ex-Wife of Gucci Heir Doesn’t Want to Work, Refuses Parole
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