Mar 22, 2021

Can the Cops Force You to Unlock Your Cell Phone? It’s Complicated.

By |March 22nd, 2021|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

If you’re anything like me, your cell phone is basically your life. It’s full of phone numbers, photos of your friends and family, text messages and tons of important information, like the exact specifications of your meticulously crafted Stormtrooper costume.  Imagine how you’d feel if someone took your phone and started looking through it without [...]

Feb 22, 2021

Smart Cars and Dopey Drivers – A TikTok Story

By |February 22nd, 2021|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Photo Credit: Electrek.co In a story where viral video meets questionable parenting meets risky driving, a teen TikTok user is finding himself under scrutiny after he posted a video of himself misusing his Tesla Autopilot feature. Although the clip was posted back in November 2020, the clip recently resurfaced after being discovered by [...]

Feb 16, 2021

The Most Common White-Collar Crimes

By |February 16th, 2021|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Q: What’s the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion? A: A good lawyer. I love that joke for two reasons: it assumes we win our cases, and it shows exactly how difficult a white-collar criminal case can be. It’s a popular myth that all white-collar defendants are like Bernie Madoff, engaging in egregious acts [...]

Feb 8, 2021

Postal Carrier Pleads Guilty to Stealing Credit Cards from the Mail

By |February 8th, 2021|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

On December 26, 2020, a former Maryland mail carrier pleaded guilty to stealing credit cards from the mail. The federal prosecutor’s offices said that the 27-year-old female mail carrier, Daniyelle Barnes, faces up to five years in prison. The investigation into the mail carrier’s conduct started back in July 2019 when police officers “found 12 [...]

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