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San Antonio Police Beat Up the Wrong Guy

Excessive force. A euphemism for what goes on in this country far too often: Police beating the crud out of, if not killing, people they encounter in the line of duty. Statistics are out there, like those provided by the CATO Institute, but it’s essentially impossible to know the scope of unjustified police violence. A… Read more »

Sexual Harassment – know your rights!

What Are the Rights of Those Accused of Sexual Harassment? The rights of those accused of sexual harassment are the same as all those accused of a tort – they have the right to air their defense in a fair, impartial, and speedy court of law. If the sexual harassment is aggravated to the point… Read more »

Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

Disorderly conduct (also called “disturbing the peace”) is a crime that usually involves some kind of offensive or disruptive public activity. Criminal statutes in some states include public intoxication as one kind of behavior that can be considered disorderly conduct. In other states, public intoxication is a separate criminal offense, while in still other jurisdictions… Read more »

WASHINGTON STATE DUI LAWS TOUGHEST IN NATION

If you have been arrested for DUI, the stiff penalties in Washington state loom large and may dramatically affect your life. Key aspects of Washington’s tough DUI laws include: .08 Legal Limit A few years back, Washington state lowered the legal limit to .08% in order to make it easier for prosecutors to win DUI… Read more »

Police search for hit-and-run driver who injured student

Police need your help finding the driver responsible for hitting and injuring a college student home for the holidays. Police told KATU News when they arrived near the intersection of NLombard Street and Jordan Avenue early Wednesday morning, they found20-year-old Conor McMahon on the street injured. He’d been run over. McMahon had cuts, bruises and… Read more »