Category: Criminal Law

Don’t Press Your Luck This St. Patrick’s Day—What You Need to Know About NYS’s DWI/DUI Laws

In an effort to combat drunk and impaired driving, New York State police and local law enforcement are anticipated to increase patrols this St. Patrick’s Day. Drivers should…

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Does Title IX Only Cover Sex Discrimination in College Athletics?

Contrary to the popularly held assumption in the title, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 applies to all aspects of education for any educational institution that…

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How to Defend Against Title IX Sexual Misconduct Charges in New York

Title IX charges are pursued aggressively by colleges and universities across the country. A Title IX allegation has the potential to ruin a student’s academic future and should…

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Are Fireworks Legal in New York State and City? Your Guide to Safely Celebrating this Summer

In the United States, fireworks are massively popular when it comes to celebrating holidays like the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve. While they are certainly dazzling and are…

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“Going Green” for St. Patrick’s Day: Cannabis & Driving—What You Need to Know

It’s to no one’s surprise that police and other law enforcement will be on high alert this St. Patrick’s Day, with the 17th landing on a Friday this year. With approximately…

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Penalties and Punishments for Weapons Charges In New York

The state of New York has some of the most restrictive weapon laws in the country, and New York City has codified even more severe restrictions. If you are facing a criminal…

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How to Beat a Gun Charge in New York

Throughout the United States and more specifically, in New York State and New York City, the issues of weapons possession—specifically firearms—have received much attention as…

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Can a Misdemeanor Be Expunged in New York?

In the United States, about 45 million Americans, or 14% of the population, have been convicted of a misdemeanor. If this is the case for you, you might be asking yourself, can a…

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The Second Amendment and New York State: Walking the Constitutional Line

New York State has imposed rigid laws on carrying pistols since the early part of the 20th century. In 1905, it was a misdemeanor for anyone over the age of 16 to carry a pistol…

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How a Booze-Fueled Bon Voyage Can Turn into a BUI: What New York State Boaters Need to Know

With summer kicking off and the public eager to resume normalcy following the COVID-19 shutdowns, it is anticipated that many New Yorkers will turn to boating this summer season…

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