Posts tagged "Theft & Property Crimes"

When our devices provide incriminating evidence: Part II

In our last post, we began a discussion about the privacy problems posed by our electronic devices. Not only do our devices collect and store information about our daily movements and activities, they sometimes share that information without our knowledge or consent. The incident in our last post was a particularly striking example.

When our devices provide incriminating evidence: Part I

In an internet-connected world, our lives are more convenient than ever before. But that convenience often comes at the cost of privacy. Electronic devices collect, store and sometimes share personal information about us without our knowledge.

College students, robbery charges, and the right defense strategy

Anybody, regardless of age or status, can make a mistake that leads to trouble with the law. This is even more so the case among college students, as these individuals don't always make the right decisions.

Understanding the basics of search & seizure protections

The 4th Amendment was created as a response to the unjust search and seizure of colonists’ homes during the Revolutionary War. The 4th Amendment generally requires a warrant to be obtained before officers enter private property. This prevents law enforcement from simply barging into a home and turning the place upside down to search for evidence.

Is Pretrial Diversion A Viable Option For You?

A single mistake can affect someone for a lifetime. Unfortunate consequences like losing a job or home, spending time in jail, and having potential employers ask questions about a marred record can haunt someone long after his or her lesson is learned. If you are soon to be charged with a misdemeanor or other nonviolent crime, you could potentially avoid the above consequences and qualify for something called pretrial diversion. Available in most states, pretrial diversions can save you many unwanted headaches, especially when you have a defense attorney to help guide you through the terms of the deal.

Uber changes policy (in CT) barring drivers with minor convictions

It is common knowledge that having a criminal record - no matter how minor - can close a lot of doors of opportunity. A criminal conviction can make it far more difficult to get a job, go to school or find a safe place to live.

3 things to know about shoplifting in New York

Seeing something you want and wanting to get it right away is a normal human thought. Acting on that impulse when you don't have the money to buy the item can land you in legal trouble. When you take something from a store or shop and don't pay for it, you are shoplifting. This is a type of theft charge that requires serious attention. Consider these points if you are facing shoplifting charges in New York.

Charged with a credit card offense? Here's what you should know.

In the State of New York, two behaviors involving credit cards are prohibited by criminal law. In many cases, these laws governing the use of credit cards also apply to public benefit cards such as those used in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Elderly man accused of serial purse snatching

An elderly man stands accused of a string of purse snatching over the last month. The 64-year-old man with a pronounced limp eluded police for nearly a month as he moved around the Times Square and Midtown area, snatching purses in crowded diners and restaurants.

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