Category Archives: Criminal Law

News and Information on criminal law in Columbia and Howard County Maryland from Shapiro and Mack, P.A. Attorneys at Law in Howard County, MD

20/20: Police Privilege and code of Silence

20/20: Police Privilege and Code of Silence – Part 1 20/20: Police Privilege and Code of Silence – Part 2

The Truth About Mass Incarceration
Exceptional Service, Exceptional Results, & Affordable Fees

The law firm of Shapiro & Mack is mindful that despite government statistics showing our economy is improving, many people are still out of work, not fully back to work, or a working but at a much lower rate of pay than they were prior to the Great Recession. So for the third year in […]

Should I Answer The Officer’s Questions? 0 + 0 = 0

As most of you probably know, Shapiro & Mack has an after hours emergency phone line. This allows us to not only to assist our clients when in the midst of police interactions, but to also be able to track the most common “emergency” questions people ask when in the heat of the moment. Ranking […]

A Sentencing Hering That We Should All Reflect Upon

Remember the guy who got on a plane with a bomb built into his shoe and tried to light it? Did you know his trial is over?  Did you know he was sentenced?  Did you see/hear any of the judge’s comments on TV or Radio? Didn’t think so.!!! Everyone should hear what the judge had […]