Calls Recorded By Jails Can Be Used By Prosecutors

If you’ve ever received calls from someone in jail or prison, you’ve likely heard a recording prior to accepting the call. And it usually states that the phone call will be monitored and recorded....

False Confessions: Do They Really Happen?

Many people assert they would never admit to something they hadn’t done. And they believe that anyone who confesses to a crime must be guilty. The reality of false confessions, however, is much more c...
Opioid Epidemic in New York

What You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic

More than 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016. This represents a dramatic increase (22% increase) in the number of such deaths compared with 2015, where 52,404 persons lost their lives d...