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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

I recently attended a continuing legal education seminar on issues of Law and Politics from the perspective of historical political philosophers which reminded me that Crime and Punishment was not just some old book.  Some of the thinkers we discussed were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Francis Bacon, Emerson and Plato.  The ideas of other great writers and thinkers such as John Locke, Thomas Jefferson, and even Russian greats such as Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, were interwoven in the … Read More

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Can the police search social media profiles? YES and they do

Can the police search my social media profile?  Yes and they do. Police regularly search social media for evidence of crimes, to see who you associate with, to see if they can get you to admit to crimes.   CNN reports that 4 out of 5 police have used social media during an investigation.  That number is probably higher than anyone wants to admit.

Why are the police looking at your pictures and posts on … Read More

Traffic Stop for Dark Window Tint

Traffic Stop for Dark Window Tint

Let’s say you just bought a used car and the police do a traffic stop for dark window tint. You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that. Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputable tint dealer. Then, in the middle of the day, you’re driving and get pulled over for what you think is no reason. Somehow, (either because you give … Read More