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Stupid Government Trick: Fining an Engineer for Doing Math

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Be careful if you are doing math in Oregon without an engineering license . . . even if you are an engineer.  Or you may be fined by the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying.

That is what happened to Mats Järlström.  After his wife got a ticket issued because of a red light camera violation, Mr. Järlström did a study of yellow lights at intersections with red light cameras.

Why More Falsely Accused People Are Being Exonerated Than Ever Before

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For the third year in a row, the number of exonerations in the United States has hit a record high. A total of 166 wrongly convicted people whose convictions date as far back as 1964 were declared innocent in 2016, according to a report from the National Registry of Exonerations released Tuesday. On average, there are now over three exonerations per week—more than double the rate in 2011. The number of exonerations has generally increased since 1989, the first year in the National Registry’s database. There are 2,000 individual exonerations listed in the registry as of March 6.

How Hiring a Private Investigator Can Help Your Case

private investigator - alternative to the legal system

Private investigators provide an array of services that can be very helpful to you when facing a legal problem. Oftentimes, an attorney will solicit the services of a private investigator to help you with a wide variety of legal issues.

Private investigators work independently from attorneys to collect information. Although the two professionals work in different capacities, both are working for the benefit of their mutual client. The private investigator provides the attorney with evidence that can then be used to build the case.

Interview with Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor Authors

In this interview, Sara and Tom discuss the genesis of their book, Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor. They touch upon several topics that they cover in it and that affect many U.S. citizens: traffic tickets, criminal defense, divorce, small claims, and much more. They explain their overall approach in the book.

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