Understanding Your Right To Remain Silent

An arrest is simply the action that happens when a police officer has reason to believe that a person committed a crime. It does not indicate guilt in any way. When an arrest happens, the police are required to inform …

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Arizona DUI Law

Is Arizona The Strictest State On DUIs?   The state of Arizona considers driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI) an extremely serious criminal offense, and the penalties can be severe. While the legal implications of a DUI conviction are …

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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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FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE CARDS 101

INTRODUCTION.  Certain professions require a special “fingerprint clearance card”: school janitors, lunch ladies, bus drivers, school volunteers, childcare workers etc.  There are at least 40 professions that require clearance cards. According to House Bill 2585, fingerprint clearance cards are required …

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A TRIAL STORY

By Chuck Franklin Hi folks. I’m usually not one to tell war stories, but this is probably an appropriate time to do so. Given the amount of violence going on in our country, I feel that everyone should stay safe …

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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” …