Rude Awakening from MSU Police Leads to Constitutional Violation

A late night "knock and talk" attempt by MSU Police Department officers was a violation of the constitutional rights of a recent Nichols Law Firm client. Under recent case law, East Lansing attorney Mike Nichols successfully argued that the officers abused their authority when they entered a dorm room using "questionable" consent. When in doubt, the courts ask a simple question when deciding if the time of day is appropriate for officers to stop by - "Would it be reasonable for a Girl Scout to go door to door selling cookies at this hour?"

Know your rights and exercise them when appropriate. Respectfully refuse any questioning until you have your attorney present. For a review of your case call the legal team on the leading edge of the law - call the Nichols Law Firm today at (517) 432-9000.

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Mike Nichols is a national leader in drunk driving defense. He is a member of the Forensic Committee and Michigan delegate to the National College for DUI Defense. He is also a Sustaining Member of the College. Nichols is also a founding member of the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys; a member of the American Chemical Society; an associate member of he American Academy of Forensic Science, Adjunct Professor of Forensic Evidence in Criminal Law and OWI Law and Practice at Cooley Law School. He is also author of the West OWI Practice book and several chapters in other books on science and the law.

Mike Nichols is recognized by his peers in Michigan as a “SuperLawyer” in DUI/Criminal Defense. Nichols has also been asked to speak at conferences by groups such as the NCDD; Various Bar Associations in other states.