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  • Collateral Consequences of a Conviction:
    Collateral Consequences of a Conviction: "Please keep me from going to jail!"

    Throughout my 32 years as a practicing attorney, I have heard defendants in criminal matters repeatedly make the same request: "Please keep me from going to jail!" However, incarceration may be the ...

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  • Lawyers Who Fight Win in the Courtroom
    Lawyers Who Fight Win in the Courtroom

    People often talk about “courtroom battles,” and as a lawyer myself, I can tell you that there’s a lot of truth to this phrase. Over the past decade, with over 10,000 hours of courtroom experience, ...

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  • Does Marijuana Legalization Lead to Increased Impaired Driving?
    Does Marijuana Legalization Lead to Increased Impaired Driving?

    According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), crash data suggests that the states that legalize marijuana have had nearly a ten (10%) percent increase in auto accidents compared to ...

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  • Despite all My Rage I am Still Just a Rat in a Cage
    Despite all My Rage I am Still Just a Rat in a Cage

    Don’t get me wrong, it’s fantastic to live in a democratic society where crucial matters are decided by vote rather than swift, angry order of a monarch or dictator. As the great Winston Churchill ...

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  • What is an Advance Directive?
    What is an Advance Directive?

    Chances are you have heard about this document while visiting the doctor at some point, but do you know what it is and why you need one? Often referred to as a “Living Will”, an Advance Directive is a ...

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  • Opioid Overdose Deaths Surpass Auto Accident Fatalities
    Opioid Overdose Deaths Surpass Auto Accident Fatalities

    According to statistics recently published by the National Safety Council , Americans are now more likely to die via an accidental opioid overdose than in a car accident. Their examination found that ...

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