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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Video by Jennifer King  
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Caught Speeding? There’s an App for That Did you ever wish you could know ahead of time where speed traps, radar guns and red light cameras hide? Well, now you can. New mobile technology combines social media with radar detection, and allows you to get instant updates from other drivers on the lookout — all while cruising above the speed limit. Find Out More…   How to Fly Legally with Firearms If you’re planning to take your gun with you …

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Posted 1 year ago in Government by Michele Bowman  
First Poll Results Show Obama-Romney Tie

Making good on all the predictions that the 2012 presidential election will be a dead heat, one town in America has already reported its voting tally – and it’s Obama, 5 and Romney, 5. Dixville Notch, N.H., population 12, is a remote town located in the far northern part of the state – about as close to Canada as you can get and still cast a vote in the U.S. election. But its tiny numbers haven’t stopped it from making …

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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Government by Aaron Kase  
In Georgia, Vote and Get a Free Gun

Today, the masses head to the polling booths. American citizens across the country will vote for Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, a third party candidate or no one for president, as well as casting their ballots in a slew of state and local elections. Voters can return home with a burst of civic pride for doing their part to support our democracy. In Georgia, one lucky voter could also go home with a free gun. Adventure Outdoors, an Atlanta-area sporting goods …

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Posted 1 year ago in Government Immigration by Michele Bowman  
Latinos Mobilize Against Sheriff Joe on Election Day

“Sheriff Joe” – the lawman in charge of Maricopa County in Arizona – has made a name for himself with his tough stance on illegal immigration. He’s even been sued over it – by both Latinos, who say he racially profiles them, and the Department of Justice. Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s views are being put to the test on Nov. 6 in a three-way election that has mobilized many Latinos who oppose his approach.   Three-Way Race Republican Arpaio, a former …

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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
Juror Faces Jail Time for Googling Defendant

Judges are struggling to control the flow of social media into their courtrooms. One Florida judge, burned already by jurors whose violations of his orders not to talk about or research cases have caused mistrials and other disruptions, may be sending a juror to jail. Vishnu Singh was a juror in a capital murder trial in Hillsborough Circuit Judge William Fuente’s courtroom until Oct. 10, when Judge Fuente discovered that Singh had Googled the defendant on a break, violating his …

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