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

Fighter for the Rights of the Accused

Fighter for the Rights of the Accused, and for Injured Victims of Accidents Teddy Roosevelt once remarked that the United States should speak softly and carry a big stick. This expression can also be used to describe the way my law partner, Paul E. Mack, Esq., practices law. Paul is one of those lawyers who […]

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 […]