What are the Guns and Weapons charges in Arizona?
Gun laws in Arizona tend to be lenient when compared to other states in the country. However, if you are accused or are caught using firearms or any kind of lethal weapons in Arizona, then the consequences can be quite severe. Law enforcement agencies go by the motto “use a gun, go to prison”, which almost always leads to at least a plea offer which usually requires a mandatory prison sentence. Continue reading
Common defenses used in weapons and violence crimes
The US constitution has given every citizen the basic right to own and bear their own fire arms. However, what most people tend to overlook is that there are quite a few laws that control the use of firearms, depending on which state you are currently in. Regardless, guns are dangerous weapons, and their use is only allowed if you want to defend yourself from deadly force. Continue reading
When Shanesha Taylor, a 35-year-old homeless mother, left her two children in a hot car, it was not because she was abusive. She was actually going for a job interview and made the tough decision to lock her children in so they would be safe. Nevertheless, when someone noticed the children in the car they called the authorities, and Shanesha was charged with felony child abuse. Continue reading
In a previous entry, we shared tips for why you should never take a field sobriety test. Spoiler alert: they’re grossly unreliable. Continue reading
A man is suing a police chief over what he says is a wrongful arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) that cost him his job after his boss found out. Continue reading
In a previous entry, we shared tips for what to do if your arrested by law enforcement. To give you an idea of how to completely blow it, this entry will focus on a woman who probably wishes she had held her tongue. Continue reading