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Statue Destruction and Free Speech

Posted by Perry de Marco, Sr. on 25 August 2017

I always believed that art, in this case a statue, was meant not only to honor the person whose image is being depicted but also to evoke a response, good, bad or otherwise. Clearly this is the case with the statues across the nation that some are seeking to remove...

THE EASIEST WAY TO GET YOURSELF ARRESTED

Posted by Perry de Marco, Sr. on 6 May 2016

Even after forty years of practicing Criminal law, it absolutely shocks me that people are so ill informed about the constitutional rights which are guaranteed to them by the 5th and 6th Amendments of the United States Constitution and by the provisions of every State Constitution in our Country.

DO WE REALLY NEED GRAND JURIES?

Posted by Perry de Marco, Sr. on 23 December 2014

Recent cases have brought the Grand Jury process into national focus. What is the Grand Jury? What is it’s purpose and how does it function? The term Grand distinguishes the Grand Jury from a petit jury which is the typical jury of twelve jurors that decide criminal cases.

HOW SMART ARE SMARTPHONES?

Posted by Perry de Marco, Sr. on 5 November 2014

Today there seems to be an unrelenting temptation that we all share to input the most intimate details of our lives into our cellular devices. Unfortunately, we do this under circumstances where we have absolutely no idea where the information actually ends up and who may have access to it...