The Grey Area of Mental Illness

June 6th, 2017|Comments Off on The Grey Area of Mental Illness

 

Over the past year or so I’ve handled about a dozen cases that involved mental illness as a major aspect of the case. To be clear, I’m differentiating this from […]

The DMV 3 in 25 Years Revocation Rule: Constitutional? Political? Both or Neither?

October 5th, 2016|Comments Off on The DMV 3 in 25 Years Revocation Rule: Constitutional? Political? Both or Neither?

Lately I’ve had a few clients who are dealing with the NY DMV 3 in 25 rule. If you’ve never heard of this rule, let me give you a quick […]

The Albany County DWI Policy: An exercise in confusion

September 12th, 2016|Comments Off on The Albany County DWI Policy: An exercise in confusion

Around the State, many counties have a standard DWI policy that dictates the terms of a plea bargain for a person charged with DWI. In most counties it is pretty […]

Officer: If it’s okay with you, I’m just gonna look through the car? You: Noooope

August 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Officer: If it’s okay with you, I’m just gonna look through the car? You: Noooope

WHY CONSENTING TO A SEARCH OF YOUR CAR WILL NOT HELP YOU

You can tell the officer whichever way you prefer… my favorite is the Bill Lumberg. “I’m gonna have to […]

The Upstate New York Empire of Traffic Tickets

June 16th, 2016|Comments Off on The Upstate New York Empire of Traffic Tickets

So you’re from downstate? Great! Thanks for visiting the Capital Region! Here’s your speeding ticket…

Oh, you’re from Clifton Park and you’re only 19? Lookin’ good, but here’s your tint ticket…

Geez, […]