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Limit on “Right to Remain Silent”
Because merely keeping quiet when police ask damaging questions is not claiming a right to silence, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, prosecutors may use that silence against the suspect at the trial. If an individual is voluntarily talking to the police, he or she must claim the Fifth Amendment rig...
Details: Salinas v. Texas
The Supreme Court held in a case called Miranda v. Arizona that a criminal suspect who is in police custody has a right to remain silent; if the suspect chooses to remain silent, that silence cannot be used against him... now the Court reasoned that the privilege against self-incrimination applies o...
New Case Law for Sentencing Guidelines and Federal Criminal Convictions
Ex Post Facto Clause prohibits federal courts from sentencing a defendant based on guidelines that were promulgated after he committed his crimes, when the new version of guidelines provides a higher sentencing range than the version in place at the time of the offense.
Marijuana is drug most often linked to crime
Marijuana is the drug most often linked to crime in the United States, the U.S. Marijuana was the most commonly detected drug, found in 54 percent of those arrested.
Virginia man with a history of eluding police walked away from Fairfax County work release
Robert Falkner, who walked away from Fairfax County work release, was arrested Monday in New Jersey.
Colorado Lawmakers Set Taxes And Laws For Sale and Distribution of Marijuana
Other measures included in the package set limits on how much marijuana visitors can buy (a quarter of an ounce), as well as a limit on how many cannabis plants a private citizen can grow (six).
Cops: Woman Arrested For DUI Was Celebrating End Of Previous DUI
A suburban woman arrested for driving under the influence early Friday — whose blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit when tested at the police station — told police that she had been drinking to celebrate the fact that she would be getting her driver’s license back from a previous DU...