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You Won’t Believe These New Stats on Crime in America

If there’s one thing we know about crime rates in the United States, it’s that the information that people assume to be true is rarely, if ever accurate. How do we know that? Because ask around and people will probably tell you that crime is on the rise around the country. After all, they see […]

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Do Certain Genes Mean You’re Destined For a Life of Crime?

t sounds like something out of a Victorian novel – the idea that any part of your biology would link you to a greater likelihood of criminal behavior. Like phrenology and other pseudosciences, the idea that some people are genetically more likely to end up as criminals seems to have it’s foundation in the misinformation […]

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10 Things You Need to Know When Dealing With The Cops (Pt 2)

Thanks for joining us again for the wrap up of this discussion about the most important things you need to remember when dealing with Michigan law enforcement. As we pointed out in the last article, being arrested may be entirely out of your control, but there are a number of things you can control in […]

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10 Things You Need to Know When Dealing With The Cops (Pt 1)

Many people go their whole lives only interacting with police when they call to report a crime, or get pulled over for speeding. These are the lucky folks, and we could understand why most people are happy to limit their interactions with police officers. But for everyone else, their dealings with cops are likely to […]

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Do You Know The Truth About Federal Gun Laws? (Pt 2)

Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for this chat about federal gun laws, and how they may differ from what you’re used to hearing about here in Michigan. After all, most people are familiar with the gun laws of their state, and here in the Great Lakes State our clients are usually aware […]

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Do You Know The Truth About Federal Gun Laws? (Pt 1)

Gun laws are a controversial subject. People tend to take a hard line stance on guns and gun laws, regardless of which side of the line they stand on. And we’re certainly not here to tell you where you should or shouldn’t stand on the issue of gun laws. However, what we have noticed is […]

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What is a Hate Crime in Michigan?

The term “hate crime” tends to conjure up images of the Ku Klux Klan, or the horrific wholesale murder of Jews in the Holocaust during WWll. But the reality is that hate crimes cover a much wider net than the traditional assaults on American Americans and Blacks and Jews. In fact, hate crimes can be […]

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Will Federal Sentencing Guidelines Affect Your Michigan Criminal Case?

We don’t actually get asked this question a lot. And not because we don’t handle our fair share of federal cases. Actually, it’s probably because most people don’t even know what federal sentencing guidelines are, or what role they would play in a criminal case. So in the interest of  helping our readers be better […]

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New Gun Background Check Bill Has Bipartisan Support From Michigan

Gun rights are a controversial subject here in the United States, and Michigan is no different. Where you stand on the political spectrum often indicates where you stand on the issue of gun rights and firearm freedoms. But a new bill introduced last month in Washington which would make background checks mandatory for almost all […]

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What is “Resisting Arrest” here in Michigan?

Being arrested has got to be one of the scariest experiences a person can go through. Especially if it’s your first time, or you know you haven’t done anything wrong. But refusing to comply with a cop’s orders is always a really bad idea, and the last thing you want is to be dealing with […]

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