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  • Is Catfishing a Crime in Minnesota?
    Is Catfishing a Crime in Minnesota?

    “Catfishing” can be described as a scam where a person—also known as the “catfish”—creates a fake online persona in order to seek a romantic relationship on the Internet. The term itself comes from a ...

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  • The Difference Between Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause
    The Difference Between Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause

    For law enforcement to detain or pull someone over, conduct a search on a home or vehicle, or make an arrest, officers must establish reasonable suspicion and probable cause. Although these two ...

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  • What is a Motion to Suppress?
    What is a Motion to Suppress?

    During a criminal investigation, police officers must follow certain laws and procedures to ensure the evidence is collected legally and without bias, provide transparency, and protect the suspect’s ...

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  • Avoid Conviction Through Minnesota Diversion Programs
    Avoid Conviction Through Minnesota Diversion Programs

    A conviction for a misdemeanor crime in Minnesota results in a lengthy jail sentence, expensive fines, and other harsh penalties. Additionally, you can also receive a permanent criminal record which ...

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  • 6 Common Defenses for Drug Possession
    6 Common Defenses for Drug Possession

    From cocaine and heroin to cannabis and prescription medication, drug possession charges are serious in Minnesota. Possession of small amounts of a Schedule I, II, III, or IV controlled substance is ...

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  • Are Felons Allowed to Vote in Minnesota?
    Are Felons Allowed to Vote in Minnesota?

    Every United States citizen (at least 18 years old) has a fundamental right to vote. Not only does voting allow citizens to choose tomorrow’s leaders, but also make their contributions to our ...

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