Types of theft crimes in Minnesota

While some states have laws addressing different types of theft, Minnesota has a single theft statute. Consequences for theft vary based on value of the stolen goods and other factors. Before facing theft charges in Minnesota, understand the definition and penalties...

The basics of legal car searches

The United States Constitution’s Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. A person’s right to expect privacy, however, can affect whether or not the court views a search as unreasonable and, therefore, illegal. Courts...