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Better Living Without Chemistry: An Alternative View for Addressing Drug Addiction
Better Living Without Chemistry: An Alternative View for Addressing Drug Addiction Howard Kurtz - 1/22/2015 Drug addiction can tear families apart, and damage the fabric of society. Drug enforcement costs states and the federal government millions upon millions of dollars each year with no sure sign that consumption of illegal narcotics has decreased. The War on Drugs was clearly lost long ago, and yet law enforcement keeps fighting. A new theory is gaining traction about how and why people become addiction to illicit substances. Could this lead to changes in how we deal with drug crimes?
Social Media and Criminal Investigations in the Digital Age
Social Media and Criminal Investigations in the Digital Age Howard Kurtz - 1/16/2015 Social media on the internet is quickly becoming the most important ways that people in the modern age share ideas and information. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram allow us to connect with people across the globe, while sites like YouTube and Tumblr keep us entertained. Yet as more people share parts of their private lives publicly, it is changing the way police departments investigate criminal activity.
Facing a Gun Crime? Let a Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Help Uphold Your Rights
Facing a Gun Crime? Let a Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Help Uphold Your Rights Howard Kurtz - 1/15/2015 The 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of the people to keep and bear arms. Yet that right may be subject to many conditions depending on where you live. Each state has the right to enact legislation pertaining to a citizen’s rights to own or carry a gun. North Carolina’s gun laws, for instance, regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition within the entire state.
Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Helps Your Car Accident Claim Succeed
Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Helps Your Car Accident Claim Succeed Lynn Prather - 1/14/2015 How important is auto insurance? In North Carolina, all drivers are required to purchase automotive liability insurance. This is designed to cover the costs of any injury or damage resulting from a car accident for which the covered driver is at fault. What happens when the other party is at fault?
Raleigh DWI Lawyer Discusses Getting Arrested Twice in the Same Day for DWI
Raleigh DWI Lawyer Discusses Getting Arrested Twice in the Same Day for DWI Howard Kurtz - 1/13/2015 Last December, an Asheville woman joined 22 other drivers arrested for DWI in Buncombe County as part of North Carolina's holiday campaign called "Booze It & Lose It." The program is now on its 20th year of upholding road safety. This incident sheds some light on a rare, but serious issue of being arrested twice in the same day for DWI.
A Raleigh Lawyer Can be Instrumental for Compensation in a Hit-and-Run
A Raleigh Lawyer Can be Instrumental for Compensation in a Hit-and-Run Howard Kurtz - 1/12/2015 It can be frustrating to suffer property damage from an accident that you didn’t cause—even more so when the perpetrator leaves the scene of the accident. If property damage is caused by a driver who flees the area, the incident is labelled as a hit-and-run accident.
Financial Strain Threatens Effectiveness of Criminal Court System
Financial Strain Threatens Effectiveness of Criminal Court System Howard Kurtz - 1/9/2015 When it comes to paying for state programs and services, there is no such thing as an unlimited budget. North Carolina legislators routinely have to weigh how to allocate funds to keep the state operating. One of the sectors laboring under budget cuts is the criminal court system. While sacrifices must sometimes be made for the greater good, the current operating budget for state courts is currently untenable.
Body of Evidence Supports Body Cameras for Police
Body of Evidence Supports Body Cameras for Police Howard Kurtz - 12/19/2014 When it comes to going to court for many minor offenses, an officer's word has long been law. Contrary to what many defendants believe, an officer's account of criminal activity is often enough to result in a criminal conviction. That's well enough for low-level crimes, but what about more serious offense like domestic violence or DWI? Are words alone enough then? Thanks to the increasing popularity of body cameras in police departments across the country, soon that may change.
Lynn Prather - Newly Certified Family Law Specialist
Lynn Prather - Newly Certified Family Law Specialist Howard Kurtz - 12/5/2014 Although there are thousands of practicing attorneys in North Carolina, only a relatively small percentage of those attorneys are able to call themselves "specialists." Lawyers in N.C. are forbidden from using the title "specialist" or the term "specialize" when referring to their work unless they have gone through a rigorous certification process with the State Bar. After a great deal of hard work on her part, Kurtz and Blum's Family Law Attorney Lynn Prather is now a specialist in her field.
Raleigh Criminal Attorney Defends Cases from Every Possible Angle
Raleigh Criminal Attorney Defends Cases from Every Possible Angle Howard Kurtz - 12/4/2014 As criminal defense attorneys we generally don’t see people who perpetrate crimes as bad people, most often they simply express poor judgment, especially when they let their emotions get in the way of rational thought.