Monthly Archives: June 2016

What You Need to Know about Minnesota Weapons Laws
What You Need to Know about Minnesota Weapons Laws
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Category: Weapons Charges

With yet another mass shooting shaking the nation, politicians and media have once again found themselves in a heated debate over gun control laws. Currently, restrictions on purchasing and carrying firearms vary state by state. Minnesota has some of the more strict firearms laws in the country.


Because of this, it’s important to know your rights as a gun owner and where you can and cannot carry a weapon. To clarify things, we’ve created a handy guide to firearms

Inside the Mind of a Judge Sentencing People for Sex Crimes
Inside the Mind of a Judge Sentencing People for Sex Crimes
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Category: Sex Crimes

When someone is convicted of a crime, sometimes his or her sentence will surprise you. State and federal laws give us a range of sentences for different crimes. But why, if two people have committed the same crime, does one person get a lesser sentence than the other?


Because every case is different, every judge is different, and therefore, every ruling is different.


Let’s look at a recent controversial case in California. Brock Turner, 23, was sentenced

How Minnesota’s Shocking Domestic Assault Statistics Affect You
How Minnesota’s Shocking Domestic Assault Statistics Affect You
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Minnesota has a domestic violence problem. If you don’t believe it, look at the past few weeks.


Lyuba Savenok, 23, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, was killed in a domestic violence homicide on May 14. She was stabbed by her husband, Eugene Savenok. The homicide came a week before Eugene was set to go to court for misdemeanor domestic violence charges. He now faces two counts of first degree murder, because Lyuba was 26 weeks pregnant when she was

Why You Don’t Have to Worry about DUI Checkpoints in Minnesota
Why You Don’t Have to Worry about DUI Checkpoints in Minnesota
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Category: DWI/DUI

As the summer approaches, the risk of being on the road with a drunk driver drastically increases. So many states attempt to reduce the rate of drunk driving by setting up sobriety checkpoints.


These checkpoints are a roadblock. Based on a system agreed-upon beforehand, certain passing drivers will have to stop, speak to a police officer, and be subjected to field sobriety testing. These roadblocks, or sobriety checkpoints, are placed at random locations in hopes of catching drivers who



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