Dec 12/21/2016

Part I: What is “Due Process”

2018-05-25T22:18:50+00:00December 21, 2016|Know Your Rights|

Due Process: Title IX vs. Criminal Prosecution You may have heard the term “due process” or related terms in recent news. This article is not legal advice, but is intended to be an informative article describing the basic concept of “due process” and the difference between the Title IX and criminal processes related to sexual misconduct. [...]

Dec 12/16/2016

Minnesota Criminalizes “Revenge Porn”

2016-12-16T18:57:16+00:00December 16, 2016|Sex Crimes|

What You Need to Know about Minnesota’s “Revenge Porn” Law On August 1, 2016, Minnesota adopted what has become known as the revenge porn law. Currently, about 34 other states have adopted similar laws. The law's nickname comes from advocates seeking to protect victims of sexual assault and those threatened with explicit photos by ex-lovers. The law's [...]

Dec 12/06/2016

What is the “Plain View” Exception and How Does It Apply In Minnesota?

2016-12-06T19:58:18+00:00December 6, 2016|Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes Defense|

Plain View Exception to the Fourth Amendment: A General Discussion Generally, the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article I, Section 10 of the Minnesota Constitution require police to attain probable cause and a warrant before a search of property or seizure of a person will be deemed reasonable and legal. A search or [...]

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