Aug 08/25/2021

Gun Violence & Straw Purchasing

2021-08-27T14:33:41+00:00August 25, 2021|Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes, Federal Crimes Defense, Gun Rights, Minnesota Law News, Violent Crimes|

Minneapolis is seeing a rapid increase in violent crimes involving firearms.  For example, 553 people were injured or killed by gunfire in Minneapolis in 2020, the most in 15 years.  Where are these guns coming from?  One method is through a scheme called "straw purchasing."  Straw purchasing is when a customer purchases a gun on [...]

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 [...]

Jul 07/29/2016

Top Reasons to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

2016-07-29T18:17:21+00:00July 29, 2016|Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes Defense|

Top Reasons to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney We know the law and the legal process A criminal defense attorney has spent years studying the law, and is intimately familiar with the criminal-law landscape. In every criminal case, there are mountains of court documents, deadlines, and precise legal procedures. Sorting through and tracking these are time-consuming and difficult [...]

Sep 09/18/2015

Federal Drug Conspiracy

2016-11-20T19:57:46+00:00September 18, 2015|Federal Crimes Defense|

Federal Drug Conspiracy It can be difficult to defend conspiracies, especially drug conspiracies, because of their broad reach that encompasses many types of conduct. Generally under 18 U.S.C. § 371 a conspiracy is committed when all of the following are present: There is an agreement to commit a specific federal crime, Between two or more people, [...]

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