Jun 26, 2015

What Federal Laws Protect Against Pregnancy Discrimination – Part II

The federal laws which prohibit pregnancy discrimination and provide for disability and parenting leaves are Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which includes the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, (see section 2000e(k) of the law for the …

Jul 16, 2013

Supreme Court: Speak Up for Your Right to Remain Silent – Part I

I. Introduction It is difficult to imagine many situations more stressful than the pressure felt by an innocent suspect being subjected to police interrogation for a serious crime. Any person in that situation faces multiple decisions. For nearly 40 years, …

Jun 12, 2013

Recording a Police Officer – a Crime or a Right?

NH Police Recording – Over the last several years it was commonplace to see news reports concerning citizens being arrested for videotaping police officers while doing acts in the line of duty, like making a motor vehicle stop or a …

Apr 10, 2013

New Allegations Involving Former New London Police Chief

Attorney Richard Lehmann of Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C. represents the Colby-Sawyer College student who alleged that former Police Chief David Seastrand of New London Police Department asked her to pose nude in exchange for dropping charges against her. Our …

Apr 04, 2013

Does the Use of a Weapons Scanning Device Constitute A Search Under The Fourth Amendment?

By Richard J. Lehmann – New Hampshire Criminal Attorney Last week, the New York City Police Department issued a statement revealing that it had received a scanning machine that reads terahertz — the natural energy emitted by people and inanimate …

Jan 10, 2013

Malicious Prosecution – A Bad Faith Lawsuit or Criminal Charge

What rights do you have if you are subjected to a baseless legal claim? What can you do to recover the thousands of dollars of legal fees and time spent defending yourself from a frivolous lawsuit or a vindictively-filed criminal …

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