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Michael Slager, a South Carolina officer has been charged with murder after a video went viral that appeared to show him shooting an unarmed man who was running away. A man, identified as 50-year-old Walter Scott, broke away from the officer. At that point, … Continue reading
Thousands of people are charged with resisting a public officer every year. North Carolina’s law relating to resisting arrest is pretty broad. According to NCGS § 14-233, “[i]f any person shall willfully and unlawfully resist, delay or obstruct a public officer … Continue reading
The North Carolina General Assembly has made some changes to North Carolina’s criminal laws that will take effect on October 1, 2014. Changes that are relevant to the substance covered in Learn Your Rights 101 blog relate to Session Law 2014-119, which … Continue reading