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Archive for May 2015

The Myth of a Twitchy Eye – HGN

Every working day in courts throughout the land, some version of this testimony is elicited from prosecutors: Q: And what is Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus? Officer: “Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus is the involuntary jerking of the eyeballs. Imagine a ball traveling over a smooth surface. That’s how the eye should move. But when someone’s consumed alcohol, the…

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Do you Feel Lucky, Punk? Your Right to a Trial

Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison by United States District Court Judge Katherine Forrest who had the temerity to say to Ulbricht, as she imposed the judgment, “I don’t think you know that you hurt a lot of people.” Forrest, appointed by President Obama in 2011, probably doesn’t know just how she has…

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How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in Raleigh

It’s the last thing you ever expected – being charged with a crime. And now the hunt begins for a Wake County criminal defense attorney in hopes of getting your case dismissed, a reduction of charges, or getting a not guilty verdict at trial. It’s overwhelming, and most people don’t know where to start. So how…

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