Freed After Six Years, Woman Sues Cops Over Dog Scent Evidence

A Texas woman has sued investigators who used dogs to pick her out of a “scent lineup” — a widely questioned investigative technique that nonetheless put her in prison for six years before her murder conviction was overturned. The woman, Megan Winfrey, 25, was freed in April after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals upheld

Oklahoma father dies in police encounter after mother slaps daughter

  (CNN) — It was supposed to be a fun family outing to the movies, but then Nair Rodriguez’ 19-year-old daughter got under her skin. They fought, she said, and she slapped her daughter. Moments later, police arrived on a domestic dispute call at the Moore, Oklahoma, theater and confronted — not Nair Rodriguez — but

Utah Supreme Court reverses decision about father’s rights in adoption case

Christopher Carlton, of Pennsylvania, filed the suit in his quest to find his daughter, now 3 years old, after the baby’s mother told Carlton the child was a boy and had died shortly after birth, according to court documents. Read more at

Vernal Utah Criminal Defense Lawyer

Domestic Violence Attorney Vernal Utah In Utah, domestic violence is defined as a crime involving two or more people who cohabitate with each other. This can mean a spouse, child, sibling or even roommate. Based on this broad definition, a domestic violence charge can occur in many situations. Domestic violence is a crime with serious

Salt Lake City DUI Lawyer

Driving under the influence of alcohol is considered a serious offense, and Utah has some of the most severe DWI/ DUI penalties in the country. Even first time offenders may face stiff penalties, including: Possible jail sentence License suspension Fines Felony Conviction and Prison Sentence (for repeat offenders) A drunk driving conviction can also result

Utah Sex Crime Attorneys After Hours

24-7 Group offers Utah sex crime attorneys after hours give us a call at 1-866-997-3441 Sex Crime Criminal Defense Teams The simple accusation of a Sex Crime like rape, forcible sex abuse, child sex abuse or possession of child porn can destroy someone’s life even if the allegation does not end in a conviction. If

Victim of alleged abuse says guard’s sentence brought ‘no closure’

Former Wasatch County Deputy and jail guard, Christopher Epperson, will no longer be able to work in law enforcement. His attorney said he has two kids and a baby on the way. However, one of the victims, Deb Hatch, said when the sentencing came down she received no closure. Read more at 9