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Blog Posts in August, 2016

  • Why Do Sexual Assault Cases Go to Jury Trial?

    || 23-Aug-2016

    It is exceedingly common for sexual assault cases to go to jury trial in Nebraska. There are three major reasons why: 1. The consequences of a sexual assault conviction are severe and life altering. 2. Sexual assault cases often have greater odds of success at trial than other criminal cases. 3. False sexual assault allegations. Sexual assault allegations can permanently affect a person’s ...
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  • Traumatic Brain Injuries and Secondary Service Connection

    || 18-Aug-2016

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has become more and more common in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. TBI is caused by trauma to head, most commonly associated with the use of roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and resulting blast forces. Automobile accidents, repeated hits to the head playing sports, and falls involving head trauma may also be causes. The physical, cognitive, emotional, and ...
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  • Sexual Assault Investigations

    || 17-Aug-2016

    When law enforcement investigate crimes, they don’t presume innocence. It’s not their job. When the police are asked to investigate a crime, they intend to solve it. When law enforcement receive information about a possible sexual or domestic assault, they will often speak with witnesses who are friendly to the alleged victim and eventually get around to questioning the accused once ...
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  • Evidence Destruction After Interstate Drug Stops

    || 9-Aug-2016

    Interstate law enforcement officers believe that drugs go east and drug money goes west. When an officer spots what he believes to be a suspicious vehicle, he or she will make every attempt to stop the driver, even going so far as to cite a minor, seemingly fictitious violation. At this point, officers will want to search the vehicle. Whether they obtain consent or have probably cause to do so is ...
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  • College Students and Dorm Room Searches

    || 4-Aug-2016

    The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution - which applies to almost everyone, everywhere - protects people from unreasonable searches by the government. The Fourth Amendment does not protect against all searches or seizures of property - only those that are determined by law to be unreasonable. The United States Supreme Court has historically determined which areas or types of ...
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