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DEREK CHAUVIN’S CONVICTION EXPLAINED

Derek Chauvin was convicted of several counts of murder and manslaughter. Learn how each conviction was proven and what the possible consequences are. Note: this article is not legal advice, just general knowledge.  INTRODUCTION   The tragic death of George …

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LAWMAKERS: OUR PRIVACY IS NOT FOR SALE

INTRODUCTION   Make no mistake about it: data privacy remains an huge issue that America struggles with constantly. Whether it be data broker companies who sell your data, the State of Arizona, or federal government, America values personal privacy data …

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ARIZONA TRAFFIC STOPS: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Summary: if you drive anywhere in the U.S., the statistics show that you will, at some point, encounter the police.  You should know your rights, and what to keep in mind when pulled over. Note: this article is not legal …

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LEGAL SPORTS BETTING IN ARIZONA COMING SOON

Summary: Arizona is set to become the latest state to legalize sports betting. Learn how it can impact you. INTRODUCTION   This past Monday, the Arizona Senate won a final legislative approval that would allow Arizonans to place legal bets …

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TOP 4 CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Whether you or your loved one attend college, you should know what the common arrests and citations are for university students. Here are the common crimes committed by university students. #1: DUI   A.R.S. § 4-244 (34) makes driving under …

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CRIMINAL RESTITUTION 101

By Brett Steele   In another post, I talked about a police officer manipulating a report by generously labeling an accused’s friends as “victims.” I explained the concept of what a victim is as well as the right to not …

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NO KNOCK WARRANTS GONE WRONG

Summary: this month, Arizona’s Supreme Court launched a task force to study no-knock warrants. This task force’s recommendations are due before the end of this year. This article is not legal advice, but general information. INTRODUCTION   On the early …

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A THANK YOU TO OUR FRONTLINE WORKERS

Chuck Franklin Law thanks our frontline workers nationwide. Thank you for serving our community and our loved ones during these troubling times. INTRODUCTION   It takes an incredible of selflessness to rush towards a pandemic such as COVID-19. Frontline workers …