GREAT IDEA FOR A NON-FICTION BOOK: THE LAW FOR WRITERS!

At Killer Nashville, one of the big books everyone seemed to love is this one on forensics. And why not?  It’s a fantastic resource if you’re trying to write a mystery and want to make sure your description of the crime scene is accurate, and especially if you want to have cops solving it!  I’ve … More GREAT IDEA FOR A NON-FICTION BOOK: THE LAW FOR WRITERS!

PHOTO CONTEST ENTRY

On a blog I follow, the guy is doing a photo contest, asking if you could live elsewhere then where would it be and why.  I entered one of my favorite pictures for consideration. Dusseldorf, Germany. If I was going to live anywhere outside the U.S., it would be Germany. I love the culture, the … More PHOTO CONTEST ENTRY

LAW BASICS FOR THE NON-SHARKIES – EXCEPTIONS TO THE WARRANT RULE PART 2

(As always, this isn’t to be taken as any kind of legal advice, just some very simplified basics for the lay person, and a little bit of ranting lawyer.) I said in my last post I would put up the vehicle exceptions to the warrant rule in the next one.  Sorry it took me so … More LAW BASICS FOR THE NON-SHARKIES – EXCEPTIONS TO THE WARRANT RULE PART 2

LAW BASICS FOR THE NON-SHARKIES – EXCEPTIONS TO THE WARRANT RULE PART 1

(As always, this isn’t to be taken as any kind of legal advice, just some very simplified basics for the lay person, and a little bit of ranting lawyer.) I said in my last post I would put up the exceptions to the warrant rule in the next one.  There are 11  Well, it’s complex … More LAW BASICS FOR THE NON-SHARKIES – EXCEPTIONS TO THE WARRANT RULE PART 1

LAW BASICS FOR THE NON-SHARKIES – SEARCH AND SEIZURE

(As always, this isn’t to be taken as any kind of legal advice, just some very simplified basics for the lay person, and a little bit of ranting lawyer.) We’ve all seen Law and Order, right?  Well, they don’t always get stuff right but they are usually pretty on about cops having to dance around … More LAW BASICS FOR THE NON-SHARKIES – SEARCH AND SEIZURE