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Local Media Turns to BRR

Posted by Abe Mashni | Nov 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recently, WKYT 27 reached out to our office asking to do an interview over the recent sexual harassment controversies sweeping the nation and the legal ramifications.  Below are some excerpts from the interview.  Read the full article and watch the video clip here.   Attorney breaks down legal ...

DUI Traffic Stop? Know Your Rights!

Posted by Abe Mashni | Jul 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a criminal defense attorney, one of the most popular questions I get is, “What should I do if I get pulled over for a DUI?”  My answer is simple – “Dont drink and drive.” But sometimes, for some strange reason, people dont listen to my advice.  Or they call me after the DUI traffic stop and ...

You’ve been arrested… Now what?

Posted by Abe Mashni | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Arrested in Kentucky? The following might be helpful to know! You will be taken to the jail in either a paddy wagon or a patrol vehicle. Remember, remain silent while riding in the vehicle with officers because your statements could and will be used against you later. While different jails hav...

The Good Guys Win: Not Guilty!

Posted by Tucker Richardson | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week the team at BRamp;R scored a huge victory in the case of Commonwealth vs. Beasley. Our client — a whip-smart college student — was involved in a tragic accident in 2011 where his best friend was killed after he had lost control of his car. There was no sign of intoxication at all, and ...

Interesting Idea for DUI Checkpoints

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Mar 04, 2015 | 0 Comments

So I came across an interesting idea that someone has for DUI checkpoints. At these checkpoints, officers will ask you to roll down the window and get your license, registration, and insurance, and ask you if youve been drinking. Really what they do are trying to assess if youre drunk, if they ...

Who Watches the Watchmen?

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Dec 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have a policing problem in America. At heart, its not a problem unique to the police, or to America. Indeed, as Juvenals quote above indicates, its a problem the Romans were well aware of, too. Thanks to a slew of high-profile cases, much of the mainstream is becoming aware of policing iss...

Sentencing, By The Numbers

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Aug 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A relatively recent trend in sentencing is using data-driven risk assessment tools to determine who is “high risk” to reoffend and who is not, and to use that information in guiding sentencing: if someone is determined to be “low risk,” the likelihood of them receiving a lenient sentence from the...

The Ballad of Joel Naselroad

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Jul 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Kentucky Free Press recently wrote up an excellent article detailing a case that we tried a few weeks ago in Clark County. At the heart was a young man, Joel Naselroad (pictured to the left, with his mom), who was shot by police officers after a bungled “knock and talk” over a report of (gasp...

Criminal Record Expungement

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Jul 08, 2014 | 0 Comments

We get many phone calls from people who are looking to expunge a criminal record. Having a criminal record, even a minor one, can undoubtedly be a hindrance in todays society. We created this guide to help you determine if you can have your charges expunged and, if so, the steps you can take you...

A Tradition of Fierce Appellate Advocacy

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Jul 08, 2014 | 0 Comments

The attorneys at Baldani, Rowland amp; Richardson have considerable experience with filing and successfully arguing appeals at the state and federal level in both civil and criminal matters. Examples include: Appeals from state district court to circuit court (such as appeals of DUI convictio...

Impact: After the Crash

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Jun 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Impact: After the Crash is a new documentary out now examining the 1988 Carrollton bus crash, which is the drunk driving accident in US history. Our own Russ Baldani was one of the attorneys who represented the defendant at his trial and was interviewed for the movie. Below youll find a trailer ...

Smarter Sentencing Act: The Upshot

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Apr 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

There has been a great deal of talk lately about the need to reform mandatory minimum sentences, particularly for low-level, non-violent drug offenders. Among the most significant potential reforms that are now on the table is the Smarter Sentencing Act. Attorney General Eric Holder recently voi...

Lies, Damned Lies, and Forensic Science

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Nov 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1994, Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhough, Anna Vasquez, and Cassandra Rivera were accused, tried, and convicted by a Texas jury of sexual abuse. The “San Antonio Four” as they became known were wrapped up in the child abuse panic driven by forensic science lies that swept the United States i...

Your 4th Amendment Rights in Kentucky

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Nov 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

We recently posted an article about your 4th Amendment rights in Kentucky: what do you do when the police knock on your door? What are your rights? What is your obligation? What are their obligations here? Recently, a reader posted an interesting question, asking us to clarify a situation when t...

Keeping Your Cool at Kentucky DUI Checkpoints

Posted by Tucker Richardson | Jul 08, 2013 | 0 Comments

I hope everyone had a safe and fun Independence Day weekend and that you missed a meetup any Kentucky DUI checkpoints! Its no secret that drunk driving spikes on holidays, and police beef up their presence on the streets to try to catch people who probably shouldve just taken a cab. One of th...

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