I cannot recommend strongly enough a video montage created by the Marshall Project and the New Yorker…an intimate and different perspective of the many sides of our criminal justice system
Five things you should do if you are pulled over by the police:
- Be polite
- Identify your self with license and insurance
- Listen to any question being asked
- Answer only that question in the fewest words as possible;
- Be aware of your rights as a free citizen protected from unreasonable search and seizure (to be discusses in later post).
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The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level legislation for distribution among state governments in the United States.
ALEC provides a forum for state legislators and private sector members to collaborate on model bills—draft legislation that members may customize and introduce for debate in their own state legislatures. ALEC has produced model bills on a broad range of issues, such as reducing regulation and individual and corporate taxation, combating illegal immigration, loosening environmental regulations, tightening voter identification rules, weakening labor unions and opposing gun control. Some of these bills dominate legislative agendas in states such as Arizona, Wisconsin, Colorado, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Maine. Approximately 200 model bills become law each year. ALEC also serves as a networking tool among state legislators, allowing them to research conservative policies implemented in other states. Many ALEC legislators say the organization converts campaign rhetoric and nascent policy ideas into legislative language.
ALEC’s activities, while legal, received public scrutiny after being reported by liberal groups in 2011 and after news reports from outlets such as The New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek described ALEC as an organization that gave corporate interests outsized influence. Resulting public pressure led to a number of legislators and corporations withdrawing from the organization.
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Attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader Wins Case for Client Found with $6.75 Million of Cocaine
Criminal defense attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader wins not-guilty finding for client accused of possession with intent to distribute cocaine worth an estimated $6.75 million.
CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) JUNE 01, 2016
Thomas C. Brandstrader, a Chicago criminal defense attorney, recently won a case in the Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois (Case No. 15 CR 3480) for a client who was accused of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. According to court documents, the defendant was charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance after $6.75 million worth of cocaine was found in his car, following a police narcotics investigation when the defendant was allegedly witnessed placing two heavy suitcases into his vehicle before driving off.
Read more: http://www.prweb.com/releases/tbrandstrader/cocaine/prweb13449168.htm
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