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Drunk Driving And Fourth Amendment Rights

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court made an important decision concerning Fourth Amendment protection from search and seizure when it comes to police officers testing blood alcohol content in the enforcement of drunk driving laws. Ultimately, the case posed the question of when the government can order the breathalyzer and/or blood draw test… Read More »

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Facts & Misstatements About North Carolina’s Proposed ICE Cooperation Law

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There have been a number of misleading statements made about North Carolina House Bill 370, North Carolina’s proposed “ICE cooperation law,” which would require state sheriffs to detain someone who is wanted by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Below, we discuss some of these statements and how they affect criminal charges and immigration… Read More »

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Administration Implements Legally Questionable Rule Barring Migrants Seeking Asylum

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

In mid-July, the Trump administration moved forward with a questionable immigration asylum rule requiring anyone passing through a third country (i.e. not their home country or the United States) seeking asylum in the United States to first apply for refugee status in that country rather than at the United States border. Due to its… Read More »

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Administration Expands Fast-Track Deportations Without Right to Go to Court

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

In late July, the US government announced that it would be introducing a new fast track deportation process that bypasses immigration courts and allows for any migrants who cannot prove that they have been in the United States for longer than two years to be immediately deported. Prior to now, these expedited deportations could… Read More »

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U.S. Supreme Court Limits Police Powers to Seize Private Property & Criminalizing Individuals without a Conviction

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

On February 20, the U.S. Supreme Court placed significant restrictions on the ability for law enforcement and prosecutors to seize property they seem to be in connection with crimes in a practice known as civil forfeiture. The practice has come under significant scrutiny as exposes have noted law enforcement agencies seizing significant assets under… Read More »

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North Carolina Proposes Placing GPS Monitors On Domestic Violence Offenders Who Have Already Served Their Time

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

A new bill known as “Allison’s Law” introduced in North Carolina proposes to track domestic violence offenders using GPS devices. As a result, it has a number of civil rights and criminal defense advocates concerned that it goes too far in violating the rights of criminal defendants in North Carolina who have already served… Read More »

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It May Soon Be a Crime to Hold a Wireless Device While Driving In North Carolina

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

It may soon be a crime to drive while using a hand-held communication device in North Carolina. State lawmakers discussed the new legislation, known as “Hands Free NC Act,” on February 27, and the bill imposes fines and insurance points onto drivers who are convicted of talking on their cell phones while driving; amongst… Read More »

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Victims of Drug Overdose May Soon Receive Immunity from Criminal Charges in North Carolina

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

A bill that is currently moving through the North Carolina legislature would broaden the state Good Samaritan law to protect drug users who are victims of overdoses from being arrested and charged. According to health professionals in Franklin and Vance Counties, a number of overdose victims are currently being arrested by law enforcement, which… Read More »

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Newly Proposed Law Would Change Sexual Assault Charges in North Carolina

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

According to the Carolina Public Press, less than 25 percent of defendants charged with sexual assault here in North Carolina are actually convicted. In fact, more than 30 percent of all North Carolina counties haven’t had a single conviction in over four years, and for a number of individuals accused of sexual assault, it… Read More »

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North Carolina Legislators Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Medical Marijuana

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

While North Carolina legislators have previously discussed legalizing medical marijuana throughout the state, in late March, they took steps towards making this a reality by filing House Bill 401 – the Medical Cannabis Act. The bill protects patients who have debilitating medical conditions from arrest and prosecution by providing them with registry identification cards… Read More »

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