June 3, 2020
When is a plummeting crime rate not a good thing? When your legal practice revolves around getting paid to defend people accused of crime.
According to this article at the website seacoastonline.com, New Hampshire State Police reported that arrests in March of this year declined from 737 in 2019 to 508 in 2020. Even worse (or better, if that’s how you view the world), in April, they dropped from 601 to 194.
And, according to data from the first 11 days in May, that trend appears to be continuing, with 56 arrests; there were a total of 857 arrests during the month of May last year.
Maybe I should take up bankruptcy law….