The Alabama Slamma

The Alabama Slamma

By now you’ve likely seen footage of what’s being called the Alabama Tea Party, the Riverboat Rumble, and the ‘Bama Brawl – the now infamous footage of a multi-man melee that broke out last weekend when an argument over a boat docking post turned into a no-holds-barred free-for-all, complete with a folding-chair headshot that made…

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Arizona Judge Declares Law Limiting Filming of Police Unconstitutional: A Victory for Transparency and Accountability

Filming the Police in Arizona

In a significant victory for civil liberties and government accountability, an Arizona judge recently ruled that the state’s law limiting the filming of police officers is unconstitutional. This landmark decision has far-reaching implications for citizens’ rights to record law enforcement activities and sheds light on the importance of transparency in our criminal justice system. In…

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Recent Supreme Court Rulings Explained

There’s no doubt that you were personally affected by at least one of the Supreme Court decisions that was handed down in the last few weeks, and there’s no doubt that the scorching heat of an unseasonably warm summer has made those feelings even more oppressive. While the heat doesn’t certain help the decisions made…

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Fireworks Law in Arizona

Fireworks Law in Arizona

Ah, Independence Day, a day for celebrating America in the best possible ways: grilling out, relaxing in the pool, and setting off fireworks. While there are really no laws governing your celebration with the first two, there are definitely laws dictating how, when, and where you can use the last one. But before you say…

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AI in the Legal Field

AI Lawyer

The 1987 cinematic classic Robocop was ripe with discussions on policing, politics, and automation, the film itself an advanced study on just exactly what it means to pursue justice from a completely objective perspective. Just kidding, the movie is a pile of hot garbage that spawned several sequels and somehow even a reboot, but nonetheless…

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Is Sexting a Crime?

Sexting is it a crime

“Keep it in your pants” is generally pretty sound advice. Unless you’re in the bathroom or getting ready for bed, there’s really not a whole lot of good that follows unzipping your pants anywhere else. However, when two people like each other very, very much… sometimes… you take off your pants and send each other…

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Solicitation Law in Arizona

Solicitation Law in Arizona

Jennifer Lopez said it best when she sang “my love don’t cost a thing.” We all know that, in reality, love costs something – but what if that something is actual money? With the rise of OnlyFans and other “premium content subscription” service sites, the lines may begin to blur: if I’m going to pay…

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New Year, New Laws

New Year New Law

As we ring in 2023 and proudly proclaim “new year, new me,” one voice in Arizona shouts that mantra just a little louder than the rest – the voice of justice. That’s right, as the clock struck midnight on January 1st, a new series of laws took effect across the state, and all of them…

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How to Get a Passport as a Felon

How to Get a Passport as a Felon

So you’ve decided to flee the country. Not for any illegal purpose, obviously, just to get away, to see the sights and sounds of a new place. Everyone already knows that the biggest hassle with international travel isn’t airline bag fees or brushing up on your language skills – it’s getting your passport in order.…

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