“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated…” U.S. Constitution Amendment IV.
Criminal law and procedure is a complicated area. Despite what seems to be a popular misconception, the police and other members of law enforcement do not have unlimited authority to stop, interrogate, or search you or your property. And, even well-meaning law enforcement officers and prosecutors can and do make mistakes. A criminal conviction can have life-altering consequences. If you have been accused of a crime, contact us to discuss how we can help.
“[I]t is better 100 guilty persons should escape than that one innocent person should suffer…” Benjamin Franklin.