Can a Lawyer (legally) Lie?

Attorneys still can’t personally lie or deceive, but they can now guide and advise others to use deceitful actions “in lawful investigative activities”.  Activities and investigations by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and the Colorado Attorney General’s Office triggered a change in the Rules of Professional Conduct relating to Attorneys.  For years these offices

Felon Transfer Gun Possession

Yesterday in Henderson v. United States, 575 U.S. (2015), the Supreme Court held that a court may approve a convicted felon’s request to transfer his firearms to another person provided the other person does not allow the convicted person to maintain any control over the gun, i.e., constructively possess it. Click here to read the

Traffic Stop Duration

A routine traffic stop is more like a brief stop under Terry v. Ohio, 392 U. S. 1, than an arrest, see, e.g., Arizona v. Johnson, 555 U. S. 323, 330. Its tolerable duration is determined by the seizure’s “mission,” which is to address the traffic violation that warranted the stop ,Illinois v. Caballes, 543 U. S. 405, 407 and attend to related