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McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O. Receives Not Guilty Verdict in Murder Case
McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O. Receives Not Guilty Verdict in Murder Case

In 2016, a young man and his girlfriend were walking to a convenience store in Omaha when a burgundy sedan crept up behind them. The passenger called out: “What’s up?” and the couple responded. Then 7 shots rang out, and the 16-year-old victim fell to the ground. Although ...

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    • Understanding Nebraska Burglary Charges

      When most Nebraska residents consider burglary, they may think this term refers to theft. This is not necessarily the case, though, and if people find ...

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    • Defining a False or Wrongful Arrest

      When people think of a false or a wrong arrest, they generally imagine a Nebraska police officer placing a person under arrest without any ...

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    • Can I Be Arrested at a Sobriety Checkpoint If I'm Sober?

      At the law office of McGoughLaw P.C., L.L.O., we want everyone in Nebraska to have a safe, enjoyable holiday season. For many residents, the holidays ...

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    • Hearing the Other Side of Domestic Abuse Allegations

      Public awareness of domestic assault has been heightened in recent years, in part as a result of incidences involving professional athletes or other ...

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    • Medical Pot May Soon Come to Nebraska

      Nebraska residents are currently unable to use marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes. To some, this may be frustrating as they watch people ...

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    • Can Free Needles and Narcan Help Opioid Users?

      In recent years, the United States has wrestled with an opioid crisis that saw more than 46 people dying each day from overdoses involving ...

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    • What Is Expectation of Privacy?

      The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures by the police. However, if you are a ...

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  • DUI
    • Can a First-Time Offender Be Charged with Felony DUI?

      In the state of Nebraska, individuals with at least three DUI convictions in the past 22 years are charged with felony DUI for any following ...

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    • The Importance of Fighting a DUI Charge

      Nebraska residents facing a DUI charge may feel intimidated by the idea of fighting the case, particularly without the help of a skilled criminal ...

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    • When Can a Police Officer Legally Pull You over for DUI?

      Generally, the police cannot lawfully stop a vehicle unless the officer has reason to believe that the driver has committed a crime or a traffic ...

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    • Policy Body Cameras: A Conflict Between Individual Rights And Police Needs

      Do the rights of citizens to access video from police body cameras trump the need for law enforcement to preserve an important piece of evidence in a ...

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    • What Are Valid Reasons for a Traffic Stop?

      In Nebraska, a police officer must have reasonable suspicion in order to pull you over. What does this means? Basically, you can't just be pulled over ...

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    • When Does a Traffic Stop Turn into an Illegal Action by Police?

      A large percentage of drug and firearms charges result from routine traffic stops. Police often pull motorists over for speeding or other moving ...

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