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Steven Waterkotte is defending North County woman against criminal charges stemming from an incident where a police officer shot a taser prong in our client’s eye causing permanent eye damage…. Read More

Law enforcement officials use the Ancestry.com DNA database in criminal investigations. They receive the information by obtaining court orders requiring disclosure and then serve it on the company. Some states… Read More

“In a 2011 bid to provide phone service to inmates in Missouri’s state prisons, Securus promised that each ‘call will be recorded and monitored, with the exception of privileged calls.’… Read More

Due to the “war on drugs,” incarceration rates in the U.S. have seen a dramatic spike since the 1970s.  In 1980, there were 300,000 people in jail and prisons in… Read More

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court held that life sentences for juveniles who commit homicides can no longer be automatic, though a life sentence may still be imposed.  The Court… Read More

Under the new Missouri law, municipal courts in Missouri can only generate 12.5% of it city’s total revenue from traffic fines. The previous law capped city’s at 30%. The law… Read More