Monthly Archives: August 2010

Will New York’s Governor Face Perjury Charges?

New York Governor David A. Paterson, who allegedly lied to ethics investigators last year, may now face criminal perjury charges for his actions. Last year, an inquiry started when it was alleged the Governor had accepted five free tickets to…

Do Your Driving Convictions Really Disappear After 3 Years

From my blog: Simon Says, Category: Police Myths Do Your Driving Convictions Really Disappear After 3 Years? Records of Convictions for Provincial Charges in Ontario Do your driving convictions really disappear after 3 years?  Simon says, "No!"  Keep reading to…

Change of Venue? Judge Declines to Move Former Congressman’s Trial

A Texas judge has declined former Congressman Tom Delay’s request to have his trial moved. Delay, who was once House Majority Leader, requested to have his trial moved because Austin is a liberal city. Delay also alleges that a prosecutor…

Quick Justice? Will Parties Agree to Use Expedited Trials?

Post by Randall Ryder The State of California just passed a bill that now allows expedited jury trials in certain situations. While many parties are hailing the recent bill, will the new system be utilized? Under the bill, if both parties…