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Latest study pokes hole in reliability of police interrogations

Police interrogations have been utilized for decades. One-one-one, intimidating interviews that discourage bathroom breaks or sleep in the hopes of getting suspects to reveal information or confess to a crime.

NC Court of Appeals' ruling in DWI case raises questions

As we discussed in our last blog, a police officer who pulls a driver over must have reasonable suspicion to believe that a driver has committed a crime. In cases where this requirement isn't met, a defense attorney will fight to get any criminal charges that may follow as a result of the traffic stop dismissed. However, according to a recent ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals, evidence collected in an unconstitutional traffic stop may still be used as justification to revoke an individual's driver's license in an Administrative Hearing at NCDMV.

After 105 days, wrongfully charged North Carolina man freed from jail

Imagine being accused of and charged with a crime you didn't commit. After spending 105 days in jail, one North Carolina man who was wrongly convicted of serious criminal charges is speaking out. His life turned upside down, the 50-year-old man lost his house, job and good name when he was arrested and charged with sex crimes including rape and child pornography.

2 young men arrested for violent offense: Murder charges

A football player was recently killed, and two Greensboro men were arrested and charged in connection to the crime. The authorities suspect that the North Carolina AT&T football player was shot over a drug purchase gone wrong. The two men were arrested and face criminal charges for the alleged violent offense.

Man arrested in North Carolina for sexually related offenses

Being arrested for any number of reasons can be scary. Regardless of the circumstances involved, facing charges for criminal offenses does not automatically make a suspect guilty. In North Carolina, sexually related offenses vary from case to case. Even those that appear to be the most bizarre of offenses are subject to proof beyond reasonable doubt.

2 football players face criminal charges for inducement

Two North Carolina athletes have recently been arrested for supposedly receiving improper benefits from their program. The two University of North Carolina football players are facing the criminal charges of athlete-agent inducement, meaning they have been accused of accepting money or other improper benefits in exchange for a contract. Both men face several counts of inducement, and they are facing an unspecified amount of jail time, but only if convicted.

Ride malfunction at State Fair brings criminal charges to manager

Another man has been charged in relation to an incident at the North Carolina State Fair in which five people were injured. The people were injured attempting to get off of a ride, and North Carolina police suspect that the ride was tampered with. The man is the manager of the Family Attractions Amusement Co., and he now faces criminal charges.

Ride malfunction at State Fair brings criminal charges to manager

Another man has been charged in relation to an incident at the North Carolina State Fair in which five people were injured. The people were injured attempting to get off of a ride, and North Carolina police suspect that the ride was tampered with. The man is the manager of the Family Attractions Amusement Co., and he now faces criminal charges.

North Carolina State Fair incident leads to criminal charges

What was supposed to be a fun time at the North Carolina State Fair recently turned into a horrific situation when five people were seriously injured on a ride. As a result of this incident, two people now face criminal charges for assault with a deadly weapon. Investigators into the incident believe that the man who was operating the ride disabled some of the safety features in order get people on and off the ride more easily.

2 North Carolina men admit criminal charges in real estate scheme

There are many different types of white-collar crimes, and each of those crimes can fan out into several subcategories. Fraud is an especially versatile category; one can commit fraud against a person, a business or even an entity such as the United States of America. In North Carolina, under their plea deal, two men have admitted to the criminal charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States through a series of real estate scam schemes.

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