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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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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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License Plate Readers in VT – New Law Limits Storage of Data

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. The use of license plate readers in Vermont has increased over the past year. According to the Burlington Free Press, there are 61 license plate readers in use or on order by Vermont police departments. The license plater ...

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Vermont Legislature Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

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On Monday, May 13, 2013 the Vermont House of Representatives passed the Senate’s proposed amendments to H.200 which will provide sweeping changes to the criminal penalties for Marijuana. Among the proposed changes are the ...

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SCOTUS Says No to Warrantless Blood Tests

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People suspected of drunken driving can’t automatically be subjected to blood tests without a warrant and without their consent, the U.S. Supreme Court has held. Read the ABA story here.

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