Abortion Rights in Arizona

Following last week’s SCOTUS decision on abortion, the federal precedent set by Roe v. Wade has been invalidated and abortion is now a states-rights issue. Earlier this year, Doug Ducey signed SB 1164, which would create what’s known as a 15-week abortion ban, and we’ll jump into that shortly. However, yesterday Attorney General Mark Brnovich…

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Felony Gun Rights

Felony Gun Rights in Arizona

With all the recent media attention on mass shootings throughout the United States and another impending gun rights debate, you may be wondering what your rights are with regards to becoming or staying armed. While the right to bear arms is a federally protected right, there are some situations in Arizona in which that right…

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Abortion Laws

Supreme Court of the United States

With the unprecedented leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion that, as it stands, will undo the decision of Roe v. Wade and remove federal protections for abortion rights in the United States, it seems that now is a good time to spread actual information as to what your rights are regarding abortion in the…

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Probation Felonies

Probation Felonies

When it comes to the language of the law, most people like to toss around the term “legalese.” The law truly does have its own language. If the law were a language, though, it would be more like German than like French: it’s harsh, even when you’re trying to say something nice. For instance, “breakfast”…

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What to Do if You’re Struggling with Drugs or Alcohol (Or Both)

Drug and Alcohol Addiction

We’ve talked a lot on this blog about different defenses for cases involving possession of drugs and alcohol, or charges that stem from crimes committed when under the influence of one, the other, or both. On occasion, these crimes are the result of poor planning or poor decision making when under the influence, but sometimes…

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Can You Drink During an Uber Ride?

With gas prices going up and no end in sight, you probably wish you could use someone else’s car to get from place to place. Thanks to companies like Uber and Lyft, that’s actually… not a bad idea. We’ve talked about it before in DUI articles, but using a rideshare company to get you from…

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School Shootings and Parental Liability

By now, you’re probably familiar with the case of Ethan Crumbley, the alleged Michigan school shooter, and the unprecedented charges against his parents, James and Jennifer. While Ethan faces charges of murder and terrorism, James and Jennifer have both been charged with involuntary manslaughter. While this will obviously have a ripple effect for any and…

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Self Defense Law in Arizona

Not that it’s a hot topic or anything, but self-defense is one of those legal areas where there’s a lot of misinformation or urban legends running around. Maybe you’ve heard all you have to do is yell “this is self-defense!” before belting a would-be assailant, or maybe someone told you that, as long as the…

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Bad Witnesses

Bad Witnesses

We’ve talked about it before, but justice relies on two very prominent pillars: the truth and testimony. In court, we expect to hear the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, and that truth is given to the judge and jury by testimony. Witnesses play a key role in providing both truth and…

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