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“I was wrongly convicted of murder. I spent nearly 17 years in prison fighting my case. When I finally won a new trial, I chose Greg Robey to be a part of my defense team. He found an FBI agent who had worked on the case in the 1980s, along with critical pieces of evidence that we thought were long lost. After a long and very hard-fought trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. I owe my freedom to Greg Robey and my defense team.” -R.R., Ravenna, Ohio

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What Law Enforcement Branch is Investigating You?

If you are the subject of a criminal investigation, you may assume the local police are running the show. However, if you are suspected of committing a federal crime, you can be sure a federal law enforcement agency is taking a close look at you and your whereabouts. Depending on the exact charges against you,… Read More »

White Collar Crime Investigations: What You Need to Know

While being investigated for any type of criminal activity is a serious matter, if you are suspected of committing a white collar crime, you could face federal charges. Many people under investigation for white collar crimes do not understand their rights and therefore make mistakes that jeopardize their case. The moment you believe the Federal… Read More »

Kennedy Case Puts Rx Driving in the Spotlight

In February of this year, a New York criminal trial that might have otherwise remained a minor local story made national headlines because the defendant bears the Kennedy name. The prosecution alleged that Kerry Kennedy drove under the influence of prescription medication. Ms. Kennedy was acquitted of the drugged driving offense. The Kennedy drugged driving… Read More »

Evaluating the Terry Stop — Is Stop and Frisk Legal?

You are standing on a corner or walking along a street minding your own business. Does a police officer have the right to stop you or search you without a warrant? The U.S. Constitution says no. But there is a catch. Law enforcement officers are permitted to make an investigative stop. An investigative stop refers… Read More »

Supreme Court Decision — Warrantless Searches Okay If One Occupant of Shared Residence Consents

The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. With some exceptions, law enforcement must obtain a warrant based on probable cause before conducting a search of private property or a person. Evidence obtained from an unlawful search is inadmissible. One of the exceptions to the warrant requirement is consent. A police… Read More »

Ohio’s Self-Defense Laws

At the end of last year, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill that affects concealed handgun licensure and stand your ground defenses. The Ohio Senate is currently considering the House Bill 203 provisions. HB 203 would make significant changes to several aspects of Ohio’s gun laws, including the legal threshold for a shooting… Read More »

Challenging Field Sobriety Tests

Prosecutors often rely heavily on a defendant’s poor results on field sobriety tests to prove impairment in a case involving operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI). The field sobriety tests are supposed to evaluate whether the defendant was impaired. However, the results of the tests are often inaccurate, unreliable and inconclusive regarding the driver’s… Read More »

U.S. Patriot Act — Protection Against Attack or Invasion of Privacy?

In the aftermath of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack, Congress passed the Patriot Act. At the time, the Patriot Act was publicized as a necessary means of protecting a vulnerable nation. The fact that the law allowed the government to intrude on Americans’ civil liberties took an unfortunate backseat to the fear and anger… Read More »

Enhancements to the Ohio OMVI Habitual Offender Registry Ensure Greater Completeness and Accuracy

The long-term consequences of a drunk driving conviction make legal support more crucial than ever In the interest of increased public safety, the state of Ohio took a bold step to discourage impaired driving. In September 2008 it instituted a registry of drivers with repeat offenses that lists full names, addresses and even birthdays of… Read More »

Do Juveniles Get Fair Treatment in the Ohio Juvenile Justice System?

Some court reforms encourage rehabilitation, but Miranda rights administration must be improved The Ohio Juvenile Courts handle offenses ranging from mild mischief to more significant charges, such as robbery, violence and drug crimes committed by children. The most serious charges can even be elevated to the adult courts. Due to the belief that juvenile offenders… Read More »

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