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Attorney Jessica Burke Featured on Law School Transparency’s | I Am The Law Podcast Series Episode 14

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Jessica Burke is featured in Episode 14 of Law School Transparency’s | I Am The Law series. In this episode, Vermont DUI and criminal defense lawyer and Washington & Lee College of Law alumna Jessica Burke details ...

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DUI Resulting From Air Freshener Stop

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David Scherr, Esq., argued to the Vermont Supreme Court that police cannot stop a vehicle just for having an air freshener dangling from its rear view mirror. In State v. Hurley a Bennington area police officer pulled over ...

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Case Results: DUI & Criminal Defense

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A brief sample of some of Burke Law’s recent case results:   DUI #1 Dismissed DUI #2 Reduced to Negligent Operation DUI #1 Reduced to Negligent Operation Civil Refusal Dismissed Cultivation of Marijuana – ...

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Burke Law Argued Two Cases Before The Vermont Supreme Court

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Burke Law argued two cases before the full Vermont Supreme Court in October 2014. Both cases are criminal law cases and revolve around issues involving a law enforcement officer’s right to stop a vehicle. You can read ...

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Challenge to Windshield Law Heard by Vermont Supreme Court – myChamplainValley.com

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Challenge to Windshield Law Heard by Vermont Supreme Court – myChamplainValley.com.

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Burke Law Case Results 2013

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Recent Case Results 2013 VERMONT & NEW HAMPSHIRE Charge: DUI Case Result: Dismissal & Expungement Charge: DUI Case Result: Negligent Operation, Civil Suspension Dismissed Charge: Felony – Operate Vehicle without ...

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Obama Administration Announces Changes to Federal Drug Sentencing Policies

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Citing ineffectual outcomes and overcrowded prisons, Attorney General Eric Holder recently stated that United States prosecutors will no longer list quantities of illegal substances in low-level drug indictments. This will ...

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DUI Checkpoints in Orange County – Vermont State Police

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The Vermont State Police issued a press release on August 13 announcing the DUI checkpoints will be in effect in Orange County, VT.  The DUI checkpoints are scheduled for the final two weeks of August.  The DUI checkpoints ...

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DUI Checkpoints in Chittenden and Lamoille Counties – Vermont State Police

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The Vermont State Police issued a press release on August 6 announcing increased patrols and checkpoints in Chittenden and Lamoille Counties.  The Vermont State Police will be working with local law enforcement to more ...

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5th Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Government can track you via cell phone records without a warrant

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We all know how valuable the GPS function is on our cell phones. We use it everyday to look up directions, nearby restaurants, and sometimes even to find a friend. What we often don’t think about is how that information is ...

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