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What to Do If You Are Investigated by Law Enforcement

June 4, 2021 | Criminal Defense

What to Do If You Are Investigated by Law Enforcement So, you’ve been contacted by police – perhaps they asked you down to the police station, or maybe they just called you on the phone. Whether you have any idea why they’re contacting you or not, it is essential to talk to an experienced criminal… read more

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Revenge Porn Laws in Arizona

June 2, 2021 | Sex Crimes

Revenge porn refers to disclosing, publishing or showing others intimate photographs or videos of someone else without that person’s consent or authorization. This crime earned the name revenge porn from the common scenario of an ex-lover disclosing sexually explicit images of an ex for revenge. In Arizona, revenge porn is a felony crime. Threatening revenge… read more

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Is Intoxication a Defense to Criminal Charges?

May 26, 2021 | Criminal Defense

People often make mistakes or do things they otherwise wouldn’t do when impaired by drugs or alcohol. Intoxication could make someone more likely to start a fight at a bar, for example, and physically assault someone. Voluntary intoxication is generally not a usable defense in a criminal case. Involuntary intoxication, however, could be used as… read more

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Is Amnesia a Defense to Criminal Charges?

May 12, 2021 | Criminal Defense

To be convicted of a crime, the prosecutor must prove that the defendant had the mental state to commit the crime. In most cases, proof of intent or recklessness is required to achieve a guilty verdict. Accidentally injuring someone, for example, does not constitute the crime of physical assault in Arizona. It may be possible… read more

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An Analysis of Gun Laws by State

April 2, 2021 | News

The Second Amendment provides all United States citizens with the basic right to bear firearms. However, this essential right to gun ownership has, unfortunately, come with a contentious debate of what it means to own a firearm in the United States. As gun violence and gun deaths have spiked in some states, this has led… read more

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