Oct 19, 2016

The Use of Electronic Devices While Driving

As reported on October 2, 2016, by the Union Leader, data collected by the Department of Safety has demonstrated that the manual use of electronic devices caused 103 crashes from the time the hands-free law took effect on July 1, …

Oct 07, 2016

5 Tips If You Are Arrested

Being arrested for a crime can be a very stressful and overwhelming experience. As thoughts and worries flood the arrestee’s mind, it becomes difficult to act in a strategic manner that will avoid further incrimination.  Although each case is different, …

Jul 13, 2015

Arrested for Marijuana: New Hampshire Maintains Harsh Marijuana Laws

As many patients in New Hampshire eagerly wait for the Department of Health and Human Services to finalize the rules regarding medical marijuana dispensaries, it is common for people to ask: “So will this stuff be decriminalized in New Hampshire …

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, …

May 20, 2013

Texting and Driving – A Deadly Combination

With the ever-increasing proliferation of electronic communications devices, “texting” or SMS messaging, has become as common a means of communicating as telephones and emails. The usefulness of sending short, discrete messages in text form, combined with our on-the-go lifestyles, makes …

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 …

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