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White Collar Crimes: Hacking

News reports have been filled with stories of hacking and internet security breaches in recent months, from the leak of several celebrities’ nude photos after a massive-scale iCloud security breach to the hacking attack on Sony Pictures that unleas… Read More
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The Stakeholders Chief Justice Martin Left Out

In a Letter to the Editor in today’s Raleigh News & Observer, Joe Cheshire and I note a glaring omission from North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin’s recent State of the Judiciary address to the North Carolina General Assembly. … Read More
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College Drinking

In schools across America, college students have been known to spend their weekend nights at parties, sporting events and bars, celebrating the end of a week of courses and internships by sharing a few cold drinks with their friends. Alcohol is a tim… Read More
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FBI Director Acknowledges Racial Bias of Law Enforcement

James Comey, the Director of the FBI, spoke on the issue of biases of law enforcement (and all Americans) at Georgetown University recently. His comments are refreshingly candid. He began by explaining that law enforcement has a legacy of racism. For… Read More
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Joe Cheshire Named Top Lawyer in NC by SuperLawyers.com for Second Year in a Row

Joe Cheshire was named the top lawyer in North Carolina by SuperLawyers.com for the second year in a row. * * * Super Lawyers is a ranking service that uses a multiphase selection process, which includes peer nominations and evaluations, as well as i… Read More
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Criminal Records and Professional Licenses

When you obtain your professional license — whether you are a lawyer, doctor or nurse, therapist, financial advisor or broker, real estate agent or anyone else whose job requires licensing — you open up additional doors in your career. A license… Read More
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Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

In America, “innocent until proven guilty” is a hallmark of our justice system. However, criminal defense lawyers in Raleigh and elsewhere throughout the state know that the “presumption of innocence” is not always how it plays out. When peop… Read More
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Drug Crimes

We’ve all heard about “street” drug crimes — selling illegal drugs on street corners, passing off more dangerous, enhanced drugs as regular-variety narcotics, etc. — but an increasing number of people are getting caught with prescription dr… Read More
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Raleigh DWI Lawyer Collin Cook Identified as One of the Top DWI Attorneys in North Carolina by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense (NAFDD)

Raleigh DWI lawyer Collin Cook selected as one of the state's top DWI lawyers by NAFDD. Read More
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Outgoing US Attorney General Reflects on Justice System

It’s the morally right thing to do, and ultimately it saves us money in the long run. Read More
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