The Tennessee Supreme Court has issued a new rule to determine whether a search warrant is valid. If you've been charged in a criminal matter, this can affect whether the evidence to be used against you can be suppressed. Continue reading to learn more.
Seeing blue lights in your rearview mirror gives most people anxiety. Police officers need reasonable suspicion to stop and detain you, but Tennessee law also gives officers huge leeway in their "community caretaking" function when interacting with citizens. It is important to know your rights during any police encounter, especially when on the road, whether at a DUI checkpoint, or during a traffic stop.
The internet is a great tool, and it is easy to rely on Google searches in our everyday lives to answer simple questions. But more complicated questions are tricky. This is especially true when trying to understand or navigate our immigration system. I've seen numerous cases where people filled out their own immigration applications, or used the services of non-attorney notarios, and had their applications denied and filing fees forfeited due to errors or misrepresentations that will stay permanently on their immigration record.