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March 2019 Archives

Is driving drunk with a child a felony in New York?

Drunk driving ranges from a mild traffic offense to a criminal felony offense depending on in which state you get pulled over and the circumstances surrounding your arrest. In New York, a drunk driving offense can quickly turn into a felony if you had a child passenger in your vehicle at the time of the stop. This is thanks to New York's child endangerment drunk driving law, Leandra's Law.  

Understanding the elements of bribery

Bribery is a serious crime, and those who commit bribery may face lengthy jail time and other consequences. However, there is often confusion around whether an act or agreement qualifies as bribery, and this can land a person in legal hot water very quickly.

Judge's rationale on sentencing some felt was too light

Many people in New York City and even around the country often follow high-profile legal and criminal cases. Depending on what sources they track, their perspectives on the outcome of a particular case may vary. In the case of the man who was the chair of the President's 2016 campaign, it may well have seemed that a large majority of people believed he deserved or would receive a very long time in prison for his alleged crimes.

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