Sexual assault cases can be difficult for an array of reasons, especially since such a harsh stigma surrounds this offense. People may unexpectedly find themselves accused of sex assault following consensual sexual activity, or they may be accused of wrongdoing even though they have never had any physical contact with someone who claims that they were assaulted. Regrettably, being accused of sexual assault can be incredibly hard to stand up against, and it is pivotal for people who have found themselves in this tough position to firmly defend their rights and know all about their legal options.
An arrest, even for a misdemeanor charge such as driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), is extremely stressful. If this is your first such experience, what should you do?
Getting arrested in Missouri is not a good situation to begin with, but once you are under arrest, you may be subjected to uncomfortable situations. These include strip searches, fingerprinting and DNA collection. You may wonder about the last thing. Can your DNA be taken after an arrest? Yes, it is perfectly legal for law enforcement to collect your DNA upon arrest, according to NPR.
If you work at a medical provider's office, you probably know that fraud is running rampant throughout the health system. With access to Social Security numbers and addresses, it is easy to steal identities and money from people who patronize the provider.
We spotlighted a nationally prominent drunk driving-linked enforcement tool in a select blog post from last year. We noted in our September 4 entry that, "Not all states allow sobriety roadblocks within their borders."