In 2011, Virginia state law implemented guidelines for police lineups and eyewitness interview regulations. These guidelines were passed to reduce wrongful convictions after DNA exonerations revealed that eyewitness errors were tied to these cases. Since 1989, 13 out of 16 wrongful convictions were... Read More
While we all know the dangers of drinking and driving, some of you may be surprised to learn that simply having the key in the ignition may cost you a DUI. This means that even if you are not driving at all, but have the key in the ignition, you may be cited with a DUI. The courts rationalize that... Read More
There have been many studies showing the tragically high rate of motorcycle accidents throughout the country. What is striking about these accidents is that automobile drivers are often the other party in these collisions. The Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety... Read More
We would like to thank all those who participated in our Christmas Dinner Giveaway. The Portner & Shure family wishes to share with all our friends the winner of our gift this year: Elba Chacon. Ms. Chacon was nominated by her sister, Flor Chacon, who spoke highly of her sister, calling her a "... Read More
With baby boomers emerging into retirement, many choose assisted living facilities. The assisted living business is a fierce because of this growing population, and many are allowing the use of alcohol in their facilities to get an edge on the competition. This means cocktail hours and allowing... Read More
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