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What is a Saturation Point?
What is a Saturation Point?

Last year, the Kansas City Police Department and other Missouri law enforcement agencies lost funding for sobriety checkpoints, shifting more than $19 million in federal funds to saturation patrols. A saturation patrol consists of a large number of police officers patrolling ...

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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Supreme Court Sets New Limits on Warrantless Searches

    In a decision that has been considered a huge victory for privacy rights, the Supreme Court ruled in late May that police officers must generally ...

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  • Police Body Camera Footage: Good or Bad for Criminal Defense?

    The use of body cameras by law enforcement has become a growing trend due to the rise of highly publicized officer-involved shootings. These cameras ...

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  • Why is .08 BAC the Legal Limit?

    Today, the United States has established that the national legal limit is .08 blood alcohol content (BAC). But how did our government come up with ...

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  • Bringing Legal Cannabis Across States

    If you’re a resident of Kansas or Missouri and you plan on taking a trip over to Colorado, perhaps one of the plans in your itinerary is to enjoy ...

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  • What is a Plea Bargain?

    At Rokusek Stein Law, LLC , our Kansas City criminal defense attorneys are committed to helping you either obtain a not guilty verdict at trial or ...

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  • What is a Hate Crime?

    Hate crimes or bias-motivated crimes are criminal offenses motivated by prejudice because the victim is a member of a certain group. Today, 45 ...

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  • Should I Plead No Contest?

    A no contest plea, also known as “nolo contendere” in Latin, is a plea used in criminal proceedings as an alternative to a guilty or not guilty plea. ...

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  • What Happens at Arraignment?

    Following an arrest or criminal citation, an arraignment is a court proceeding where a defendant is formally advised of the charges against him/her ...

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  • What is an Expert Witness?

    In many criminal cases, securing the services of “expert witnesses” to examine evidence, to advise counsel, and to testify at trial is important. An ...

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