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October 17, 2016 | Category: News Releases Press Releases

Supreme Court Appoints Attorney Mark Broughton to the Californian State Bar Board of Trustees

Attorney Mark A. Broughton has been appointed by the California Supreme Court to serve on the Board of Trustees for the California State Bar. Mr. Broughton began serving a three year term on October 1, 2016. He was sworn in at the State Bar of California’s Annual Conference by the Chief Justice of the California […]

October 10, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

What To Say If An Officer Asks If You Know Why You Were Pulled Over

Just about every driver that has had their driver’s license for a significant amount of time has been pulled over by law enforcement at least once. It can be quite alarming and can make driver nervous and anxious even if they believe they have done nothing wrong. Other drivers may know that they are being […]

August 14, 2016 | Category: News Releases Press Releases

Your Miranda Rights (Part 2 of 3): When Do You Have The Right To Remain Silent?

In 2013, Salinas v. Texas was decided 5-4 by the United States Supreme Court, becoming the most recent landmark case regarding a person’s Fifth Amendment Right. In Salinas, two brothers were shot at their Houston home. There were no suspects in the case because no one witnessed the murder or witnessed anyone fleeing from the […]

August 4, 2016 | Category: News Releases Press Releases

Your Miranda Rights (Part 1 of 3): What Does Miranda Mean For You?

From TV lawyer dramas to the hit franchise “Cops”, millions of Americans have heard the famous words, “You have the right to remain silent…” These words have become a staple in American culture but what exactly do they mean? Miranda v. Arizona just celebrated its 50th anniversary, and this week’s blog will be focused on […]

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