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Former College Football Player Arrested Again on Drug Charges

A 22-year old man who left multiple college football teams following his arrests for alcohol and drug-related crimes once again finds himself in trouble with the law. The young man was taken into custody by officers with the Calloway County Sheriff's Department following a traffic stop.

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How Often Do DUI Cases Get Dropped?

If you're facing DUI charges and considering fighting them, you may find yourself wondering what the odds are that you're going to get the charges dropped or dismissed. Does this only happen in such a tiny percentage of cases that it's not worth your time, or do you have a real chance to get out of court without charges?

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When Is a Person Considered Unable to Give Consent?

Kentucky law recognizes three degrees of rape as well as three degrees of sexual abuse. The degree depends on such things as: -- Whether or not force was used -- The age of the alleged victim and, in some cases, of the alleged perpetrator -- Whether or not the alleged perpetrator was in a position of authority or trust in relation to the alleged victim -- Whether or not the alleged victim was able to give consent

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Kentucky Teacher/Coach Facing Child Porn Charges

A conviction for a sex crime can cost you your freedom, your reputation and your relationships. If you work in a profession where you deal with young people, it can also cost you your career.

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Can Drug-Sniffing Dogs Be Used at Traffic Stops?

Sometimes a simple traffic stop can lead to an arrest for drug-related or other serious charges. In a number of cases, drugs are found because of K-9 officers trained to detect their scent were called to the scene by officers who suspected that drugs were in the vehicle, but didn't find them "in plain sight."

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Kentucky Governor Restores Voting Rights for Some Felons

In Kentucky, people who were convicted of a felony lost certain rights, such as the right to vote. The outgoing governor recently signed an executive order that restores some of these rights to certain convicted felons.

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How Illegal Per Se in Kentucky Can Affect Your DUI Charge

It is no secret that Kentucky takes driving while intoxicated offenses seriously. Conviction of a DUI charge can cost you money in fines, put you in jail and result in a license suspension. Penalties are even harsher for repeat offenders who may also be forced to give up the license plates on the vehicles they own and be restricted to only driving vehicles equipped with an ignition interlock device that prevents a car from starting if alcohol is detected on the breath of the driver.

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Strong Criminal Defense May Avoid Long-Term Consequences

Going to prison is just one of the long-term consequences associated with a criminal conviction. All the talk recently in the media about prisoner release programs and the need for sentences for conviction of a criminal charge that do not rely incarceration appear to be falling on deaf ears.

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What to Do when Allegations Lead to A Search Warrant

As a general rule, what the police can see from a road or public sidewalk can be seized by them without violating someone’s constitutional rights. What this means is that leaving an illegal explosive device out in the open on your kitchen table so it is clearly visible to anyway, including police, from the sidewalk is visible from the sidewalk is probably not a good idea.

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Who Is Required to Register as A Sex Offender?

Like other states, Kentucky has laws that require certain people to register as sex offenders. A common misperception is that everyone convicted of a sex offense must be registered as a sex offender.

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