Your Right to Silence, Privacy & Technology In The Courtroom
CONFESSIONS, THE FIFTH AMENDMENT, AND YOUR RIGHT TO SILENCE.
More than any other constitutional right, your Fifth Amendment right to silence has been burned into the American conscience through television, movies and other entertainment. Still, because a confession can be powerful evidence in any case, police still cut corners, take advantage and manipulate this right every day.more
THE FOURTH AMENDMENT – SEARCH AND SEIZURE LAW.
No other area of criminal law invokes the Fourth Amendment more often than drugs. Most drug evidence is obtained by police using various methods to get into someone’s home, their shirt pocket, or the trunk of their car. When they do this, they invoke legal principles contained in The Fourth Amendment.more
PROSECUTION IN THE AGE OF IPHONE
Portable technology has changed the legal landscape. Because most of our daily lives are now played out on the computer or cell phone, so is our crime. Criminal cases are now investigated, evaluated, and proven with DNA, GPS, forensics, texting and cell towers. Even the most low level and common crimes utilize this data.more