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What to Do If You Are Involved in a Fatal Car Accident

Almost all car accidents are traumatic for those involved. If you live in a northern state like Michigan, you probably have experienced a car accident due to snow and ice in the winter. High speeds and sudden shifts in temperature

Why You Should Hire a Defense Lawyer Before You Are Arrested

Are you under investigation by law enforcement in Michigan? Do you have reason to believe that you, or someone you love, may be under investigation for a crime? If so, now is the time to contact a criminal defense lawyer.

How Your Sexual History Could Impact Your Charges

Is it possible that your sexual history can influence your charges in a court of law?

Hot Car Deaths – Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare

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It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: accidentally causing the death of your own child. That is what Justin Ross Harris claimed tragically happened. He had forgotten his 22-month-old son, Cooper, was in the back of his car all day in the

What Happens When We Elect Our Law Enforcement Officers

True crime lovers should listen to In the Dark. It’s a podcast put out by American Public Media, a non-profit public radio show dedicated to investigative journalism. APM Reports has several interesting podcasts. One podcast, In the Dark, has followed

Involuntary Manslaughter Charges: The Flint Water Crisis

The world watched as the lead poisoning and diseases started to spread in Flint, Michigan. Flint has been no stranger to tragedy. It was a once-bustling and beautiful town. Now, it’s more deserted than the city of Detroit. Apparently, Flint

Forensic Science and Wrongful Convictions – The Scary Truth

What does forensic science have to do with wrongful convictions? Let’s take a closer look at the Jason Baldwin case. He was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1994. He didn’t want to take the Alford Plea Deal in 2011. When

Wrongful Convictions Cases Are Real and It’s Worse Than You Think

Wrongful convictions cases are more frequent than you can imagine. Let’s take a look at the case of Jason Strong. He was released in 2015 after 15 years in a maximum security prison. He was innocent of the crime for

The Mentally Ill: Legal Barriers to Getting Help

There is so much to say about the issue of gun violence and mental health. It’s hard to know where to begin. Nikolas Cruz is the person who allegedly killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s

Red-Collar Crime: The Darkness Behind White-Collar Crime

White-collar crime is usually not violent. The FBI classifies white-collar crimes as ones that primarily financially motivated. What about when a white-collar crime is committed, and the criminal turns out to be very violent? Sometimes, white-collar crime is a precursor