Articles in Category: Law Enforcement

The Constitutional Right To Protest

August 7, 2020 – Published by Robinson Law Firm

Protesting is in the genetic makeup of our Country. Protests against abuses by the English Crown resulted in the enactment of the Magna Carta, the genesis of our modern-day Constitutional Rights. The Stamp Act Protests (1765), Boston Tea Party (1773), Abolitionist Movement (1830-1865), Women’s Suffrage Parade (1913), March on Washington (1963), Civil Rights Movement (1958-1964),… View Article

Underage Drinking, Zero Tolerance and DWI

June 14, 2017 – Published by Robinson Law Firm

The summer season provides thousands of young people a sun-soaked break from classes and daily responsibilities. During this time of the year, the coastal and southern parts of the United States are flocked by energetic youth interested in nothing but a good time. While this is a great opportunity to relax and engage in fun… View Article

NC Traffic Tickets: 3 Harmful Consequences

January 5, 2017 – Published by Robinson Law Firm

If you drive long enough, it’s just a matter of time before you’re stopped by an officer and issued that dreaded traffic ticket. Your encounter with the officer will only last a few minutes before you’ll be allowed to continue on your way. During this interaction, the officer will advise that you can pay off… View Article

Holiday Season Brings More DWI Checkpoints

December 30, 2016 – Published by Robinson Law Firm

While the holidays bring joy, happiness, and celebrations, they also bring an increase in travel and alcohol/drug consumption. The increase in travel and celebrations creates the perfect storm for a greater number of people who are Driving While Impaired (DWI). To combat this storm, law enforcement increases its presence and enforcement efforts. Part of that… View Article

DWI – Developing Probable Cause To Arrest

December 27, 2016 – Published by Robinson Law Firm

The Driving While Impaired (DWI) arrest process involves three Phases. Each Phase is designed to help the investigating officer identify and gather evidence to determine whether there is probable cause to arrest the driver for DWI. These three Phases have been developed and designed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Phase One – Vehicle… View Article

Pulled Over Do’s and Don’ts

November 23, 2016 – Published by Robinson Law Firm

Dealing with law enforcement can be very scary and stressful. Being pulled over by law enforcement can be even more stressful. While there is no guarantee that you are being pulled over for a violation, it is best to prepare. Regardless of the reason for being stopped, there are some best practices when it comes… View Article