A routine traffic stop happens to everyone at one time or another. On the other hand, you may face serious consequences if you face a traffic stop with drugs in your vehicle. Knowing how to proceed could provide valuable help to your situation, especially if it results in a criminal charge. Here are a few…

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A Milford Mill Academy special education teacher was charged with recording cheerleaders as they undressed in a classroom. Christopher Clark, 46, now faces one voyeurism-related charge after admitting to bracing his cell phone on his desk, pressing record, and leaving the classroom so the school’s cheerleading team would change into their uniforms. He also admitted…

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On Monday, July 15, 2013, Judge William H. “Billy” Murphy, Jr. spoke on NPR’s WYPR “Midday with Dan Rodricks” regarding the Zimmerman verdict and state “Stand Your Ground” laws. You can listen to this show on WYPR’s podcast. Seven Things We Can Do Now Millions of fair-minded people of all races, including most of the…

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“Why isn’t this the fingerprinting of the 21st century?” So posed United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. in recent oral arguments challenging the warrantless sampling of DNA from individuals arrested for serious crimes. InMaryland v. King, the defendant, Alonzo Jay King, was arrested for first- and second-degree assault in 2009. Pursuant to…

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Founding partner Judge Billy Murphy has spent decades advocating for civil rights and a just legal system. Below, he discusses your rights when interacting with police. This video was produced with Flex Your Rights, a nonprofit providing useful information on how the Bill of Rights affects your interactions with law enforcement.

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