May 22, 2015

Medical Marijuana and the New Hampshire Citizen

In 2013, New Hampshire joined the list of states allowing the use of medical marijuana which is now codified in RSA 126. This summer, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will issue regulations consistent with the statute. What does this new statute mean to the average New Hampshire citizen?

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 …

Jan 22, 2013

Police Search Cell Phone at the Time of Arrest

By Charles G. Douglas, III So, if you’ve been arrested, can the police scroll through your recent cell phone calls? A recent case in Massachusetts involved a situation where the accused was suspected of doing a drug deal within the …

Dec 26, 2012

Can Police Search The List of Recently Dialed Numbers In Your Cell Phone?

By Richard J. Lehmann – New Hampshire Criminal Attorney The expanding use of technology in our lives has challenged the law to address issues that were unimaginable to the drafters of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Fourth …

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