Daniel McGuinness

Understanding Stop-and-Frisk Searches
The stop-and-frisk search is one of the most controversial police tactics in use -- especially...
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Can Police Search My Cell Phone?
If you are arrested with a cell phone on you, can police search its contents?...
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How The New York Times Missed The Point: Response to “Citing Family for Furlough from Jail”
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Mosi Secret's piece Citing Family for Furlough from Jail, in the September 23, 2013 New...
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I was just arrested for drug possession of sale. Now what do I do?
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If you were arrested in New York City, you will arraigned within approximately 24 hours...
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ACCESS TO POLICE PERSONNEL RECORDS: AN IMPORTANT DEFENSE TOOL
Gaining Access to Police Personnel Records
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An Important Criminal Defense Tool In defending clients' charged with criminal offenses, we routinely search...
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Brady Anniversary Marred by Misconduct: New Favorable Evidence Unearthed in case of Thomas Gioeli
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This year commemorated the 50th anniversary of the landmark case Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83...
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Arrested on Drug Charges – How Much Time Am I Looking At?
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The drug penalties in NY state are severe and even possession of small quantities can be punished...
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The Officer Stated I Refused To Take a Chemical Test. What Does This Mean?
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You are required by law to submit to a chemical test to determine the alcohol...
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Nobody Talks, Everybody Walks: The Lesson of Ozan Williams
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Growing up the son of a former federal prosecutor in Connecticut, I would often find...
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I am being charged for conspiring to distribute far more drugs than I ever saw. How can this be?
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Prosecutors charge drug conspiracies based upon the weight of drugs dealt by the entire conspiracy....
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