This is Dennis Boren, criminal defense attorney, and former felony prosecutor. This post will be talking about your Miranda rights.   Miranda Rights All of us have seen Miranda rights on television and in movies. We’ve probably heard them given thousands of times. Read on and find out where this TV trope comes from. It stems…

This is Dennis Boren, criminal defense attorney and former felony prosecutor. And today I want to talk to you about three things that you really need to know when you deal with the police. Cell phones First of all, cell phones. Cell phones have become a boon for law enforcement for various reasons, but the…

This is Dennis Boren, criminal defense attorney and former felony prosecutor. Today, I want to talk to you about how a broken tail light can land you in prison for 20 years or more. It seems kind of outrageous, doesn’t it? Let’s say you’re just going down the highway, and you don’t know it, but…

This is Dennis Boren, criminal defense attorney and former felony prosecutor. Today, I want to talk to you about the fact that anyone can get a DWI. Anyone can get a DWI   Even folks who aren’t drinkers, or who just drink occasionally or very rarely can get a DWI. They really aren’t thinking about…

This is Dennis Boren, criminal defense attorney and former felony prosecutor. Today I want to talk to you about whether you can commit a crime and get away with it. The answer to that is yes, you can. It’s called affirmative defenses. What is an affirmative defense? Essentially. what an affirmative defense is saying is…