Over the last two years, police brutality appears to be at the forefront of so many issues. Do the police have too much power? Are officers trained adequately? How can people, especially those of minority, avoid potentially fatal police confrontation? Perhaps the craziest question is the one about why we even need to ask those…

Everyone assumes once they get pulled over for Driving Under the Influence, their life is over, they lost the case, they owe ridiculous amounts of money, they will go to jail, and they will never be able to get a job again. These assumptions are just flat-out incorrect. While some of them may be true…

Recently, President Obama gave a speech to the NAACP in Philadelphia about reforming the criminal justice system. In the same week he became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison, and he announced that he would commute 46 non-violent drug offenders’ sentences, because they were given unjust penalties for their crimes. This is…

It is almost never a good idea to talk to the police while suspected for criminal activity. It does not matter if the crime one is being detained for is driving with a broken taillight or if they committed a bank robbery. Talking to the police without a lawyer almost always comes back to bite…

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