New data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) suggests that legally purchased firearms are showing up at crime scenes, both on a national scale and in Minnesota, much faster than in years past. The data suggests a growing problem when it comes to firearms across the country, according to the feds. […]
Minnesota Law Gives Veterans A Second Chance After A Criminal Charge
A new Minnesota law will help veterans who commit low-level criminal offenses avoid jail time if they have proven military trauma and follow through with a diversion program. Veteran’s Day was last week, and one of the ways we can help honor and protect our veterans is to ensure that they have the tools they […]
Will My Lawyer Bail Me Out Of Jail?
If you are arrested and thrown in jail, odds are you’re going to want to get out of there as quickly as possible. However, you might find that to be harder than expected, especially if friends or family either don’t know about your arrest or are slow to provide assistance. You may opt to call […]
Is Intoxication A Valid Legal Defense?
Being under the influence of alcohol or drugs can affect your decision making, and because some crimes require intent, some people wonder if intoxication is a valid form of defense. In today’s blog, we explain if intoxication is a valid legal defense, and what your options are if you are being charged with a crime […]
Cable Company Ordered To Pay $7 Billion After Employee Murders Customer
Charter Communications has been ordered to pay more than $7 billion in damages to the family of an 83-year-old woman who was brutally murdered in her home by a Spectrum employee in 2019. The verdict was handed down in part because of Charter’s gross negligence and in part because of what they attempted to do […]
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