Police might seize a firearm when making an arrest or conducting an investigation. Sometimes, the firearm will be returned; but police and certain prosecutors are reluctant to return a firearm. Where police seize a firearm as evidence of a crime, police may keep the firearm for several years as the criminal case winds its way … Continue reading Do Police Have To Return A Firearm?
Most states have laws that might be considered stupid, and Michigan is no exception. Basically, a law that made sense a long time ago might not make a whole lot of sense in 2021, and our lawmakers haven’t taken the time to modernize some of the statutes or ordinances. Here are a few wonky Michigan … Continue reading Does Michigan Have Stupid Laws?
I have a friend who is involved in geocaching, which is an internet-based treasure hunt involving GPS coordinates and clues that lead to a treasure box hidden in nature. Most of these involve food-storage boxes that contain a log book and an inexpensive prize. Geocachers are asked to take a prize and leave a prize … Continue reading Geocaching for Monkey Fists
If you participate in sports or recreation (hunting, fishing, shooting, hiking, camping, cycling, boating, diving), or you have a tool-oriented profession (contractor, plumber, electrician, miner); you probably own knives and carry knives. However, it’s very easy to stray into criminality when carrying some knives. Most people who violate the law with a knife don’t even … Continue reading What knives are legal to own, possess, and carry in Michigan?