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HOW DID BILL COSBY GET RELEASED?

Introduction: this week, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby’s 2018 sexual assault conviction. Learn the reason why below. Note: this article is not legal advice, just general information.  A QUICK 101 ON THE COSBY CASE   Bill Cosby, Once known …

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BIKE ACCIDENT LESSONS

  By Brett Steele, Attorney at Law   Despite riding my bike safely and obeying all traffic laws, I was still hit by a car. I was riding my bike home from school in the midst of my first semester …

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TOP 15 ARIZONA GUN RIGHT QUESTIONS

Make no mistake about it: your Second Amendment affords you the right to bear arms. We here at Chuck Franklin Law protect those who desire the right to bear arms. But, while Arizona laws on guns are much more lenient …

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FALSE CONFESSIONS IN ARIZONA: A TROUBLING HISTORY

SUMMARY: false confessions occur more than reported on in the news. Arizona’s deadliest shooting involved four false confessions and months in jail for those falsely accused of the murders. Read how these false confessions impacted Arizona’s history and gave rise …

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WILL MY CHILD BE REQUIRED TO VACCINATE AT SCHOOL?

Summary: with the nationwide COVID vaccine rollout underway, some Arizona parents do not wish to vaccinate their school children. While the Supreme Court has held that states can mandate a vaccine during epidemics, Arizona’s laws provide for exemptions to vaccinations. …

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HOW ARIZONA’S CRIMINAL LAWS MAY CHANGE IN 2021

Summary: Arizona’s tough-on-crime attitude may be shifting into criminal justice reform and rehabilitation policies. Note: this article is not legal advice, but general information.  ARIZONA’S TOUGH STANCE ON CRIME ORIGINATED FROM AMERICA’S WAR ON CRIME   “Upholding law and order” …

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6 STEPS FOR ADJUSTING YOUR CONTRACT DURING COVID-19

Summary: If COVID has left you unable to perform under a contract, using the age-old force majeure clause may be helpful when negotiating with the other party. Note: this article is not legal advice, but general information.  INTRODUCTION   People …

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DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO ACCESS MY CELLPHONE DATA?

Summary: the 4th Amendment prevents unreasonable search and seizures by the government. But does it apply to your cell phone data? Read more below. Note: this article is not specific legal advice, but for general information.  __________________________________________________ INTRODUCTION   With …