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Is Your Smartphone Going to Testify Against You in Court? (Pt 1)

Michigan people joke that their smartphones are smarter than them. That they wouldn’t be able to remember important dates (like their anniversary) if it weren’t for their phones. Or that if they didn’t have their cell phones handy they’ve get lost the moment they left homes. And there’s a lot of truth to those statements. […]

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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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Michigan is Embracing Revolutionary New DNA Analysis Software

DNA as evidence has been a somewhat controversial subject over the years. Between the many times it has been used to reveal that convicted criminals were actually innocent, to arguments that it was never conclusive enough to convict someone in the first place, DNA gets lots of press. And now, with the surge toward personal […]

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Is it a Crime to Spread HIV on Purpose in Michigan?

  HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, which is the virus that, if not treated, can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS. Unlike with other viruses, you can never get rid of it completely, so once you contract HIV, you have it for life. That’s one important reason why it’s considered such a big […]

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Wrongful Convictions Get Overturned, But The Horrors of Prison Life Live on!

  There has been a distinct rise in the number of wrongfully convicted people released from Michigan prisons in recent years. Between the efforts of U of M’s Innocence Clinic, WMU’s Cooley Law School Innocence Project, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, great strides have been made towards righting the wrongs of the […]

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Is It Still Resisting Arrest If I Shouldn’t Have Been Arrested?

  Picture this: You’re sitting around in your living room, reading the paper while your kids watch some goofy show on TV. Suddenly there’s a knock at the door. You get up, wondering who it is and what they want. Looking through the glass in your front door, you see it’s the cops, and you […]

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In Michigan, You Don’t Have to Actually Hurt a Child to be Charged With Child Abuse!

  When you think of child abuse, you tend to think of the more horrific versions – beatings that leave marks, cigarette burns, and broken bones. However, the term “child abuse” includes a lot more than just violent physical abuse. There’s emotional (sometimes called mental or psychological abuse), sexual abuse, and even neglect that all […]

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Oh no! I’ve Been Arrested in Michigan! What Happens Now? (Part 2)

  Welcome back and thanks for joining The Kronzek Firm again for this discussion about what to expect after you get arrested in Michigan. As we mentioned in the previous article, being arrested is a scary process, especially if it’s your first time and you have no idea what to expect. So we’re trying to […]

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Oh no! I’ve Been Arrested in Michigan! What Happens Now? (Part 1)

  Being arrested is a scary experience, especially if this is your first time. We’ve met with hundreds, maybe thousands of clients over the decades who are terrified and have no idea what to expect once they get to jail. If we had a dollar for every time a frightened person asked one of us […]

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Sometimes Being Arrested Works Out For The Best (Pt. 2)

  Welcome back and thanks for joining The Kronzek Firm for this informative and uplifting look at how jail time (or a prison sentence) can sometimes mean a new lease on life. As we mentioned in the previous article, being convicted of a crime is a terrible experience for anyone, and one that we recommend […]

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