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FBI will now record (some) interviews

After a century, DOJ reverses its non-recording policy. Read More
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Study Finds 1 in 25 Sentenced to Death Likely Innocent

A study authored by Samuel Gross, a professor from University of Michigan Law School, and others suggests that several of the 1,320 people executed in the United States since 1977 were likely innocent. The following is from a Washington Post article… Read More
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Joe Cheshire Named Top North Carolina Lawyer by Super Lawyers

Joe Cheshire was named the top lawyer in North Carolina by SuperLawyers.com in its 2014 rankings. Read More
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Nine Cheshire Parker Lawyers Listed in N.C. Super Lawyers

Three Cheshire Parker lawyers listed as 'Best of the Best" lawyers in NC, and nine recognized with distinction by SuperLawyers.com. Read More
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Silence Not Consent in Bus Station Search, Appeals Court Holds

Obeying officer's instruction to be searched is not valid consent. Read More
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I Didn't Do Anything Wrong, Why Shouldn't I Talk to the Feds?

Today, you can be perfectly innocent in your own mind and still be a criminal in the eyes of the federal government. Read More
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Professors discuss use of brain science in court

Brain science has the potential to both help and hurt defendants. Should (and how should) it be used in court, professors discuss. Read More
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Marijuana Legalization Trend Leads Federal Judge to Give Reduced Sentences

Judge gives 20-25% lower sentences in a large scale marijuana trafficking operation because of national trend towards legalization of marijuana. Read More
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Can Lawyers Use Judge's Compliments as Website Testimonials? NJ Federal Judge Says No.

NJ lawyers cannot post excerpts from judicial opinions as testimonials, according to bar committee and now a Federal District Court Judge. Read More
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Candidate's Testimonial Ad for Construction Company Possibly Violated Federal Election Law

Candidate's testimonial for company mentioning his campaign may have violated federal election law. Read More
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