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September 27, 2013

Idaho: First snow

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It’s only September, but snow has already fallen in Idaho. Reader Stephen Barnard sends documentation. (There’s no way I can make this fit on the page without overlapping the website text, but the next post should fix that.) Click to enlarge.

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September 27, 2013

What To Do if The Police Stop You at a Music Festival

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Festival-Lawyer

I know what you are thinking. What the heck’s a Festival Lawyer?

Is it a Public Defender who helps you out if you get arrested at a concert? No. (Although, to be honest, I wish I had thought of that as a job option after law school).

I’m a criminal defense attorney with a background as a former prosecutor. But I also have a background as a drummer, a DJ, and avid festivalgoer. The idea behind “The Festival Lawyer” column is to combine these backgrounds to give you legal and practical advice that will make you a safer, more responsible festivalgoer.

Advice like how to protect your rights if the police approach you at a concert. Or how to recognize the symptoms of a drug or alcohol overdose. We will talk about things like California’s Medical Marijuana laws or what to do if stopped for a DUI on your way…

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