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The right to a speedy trial and the pandemic

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Crime victim’s rights — a recent addition

Cell phones, search warrants, and the Fourth Amendment

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Operating under the influence of marijuana – Part II

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Operating under the influence of marijuana – Part I

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When the Electoral College doesn’t decide the winner of the presidential election

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Precedent, stare decisis and other legal terms and concepts

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The importance of voting, some election laws and

Expungements of criminal convictions — Part II

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Expungements of criminal convictions — Part I

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The legal challenges to Gov. Whitmer’s executive orders — Part II

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The legal challenges to Governor Whitmer’s executive orders – Part I

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Constitutional Rights you may not know you have

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The Fourth of July — Independence Day

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Unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases

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 On March 10, by Executive Order 2020-04, Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared that Michigan was in a state of emergency.

 Typically, when a traffic stop is made of a suspected intoxicated driver, the police officer will request that they comply with a number of requests not the least of which is to take three tests, which are collectively referred to as the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST).

The news on the spread of the coronavirus is being reported on a daily basis with most of it being bad although some of it could be good.

 The prison movie “The Shawshank Redemption” tells the story of a wrongfully convicted man named Andy Dufresne (Timothy Robbins) and his friendship with Red (Morgan Freeman) and what happens to both of them during and after their stays in prison.