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- What Should I Do if I Can’t Afford to Make the Bail in My Case?
Over two thirds of present inmates and people locked up right now in the United States are those awaiting trial, not convicted criminals. Many of these people are locked up because they can’t afford to bail or they have no means to pay bail. A bail amount is the amount of money to be paid to secure that the accused will return to trial, and failure many times results in imprisonment in a justice system that embraces the term “innocent until proven guilty”.
- License Suspension for Marijuana Possession - No Vehicle Required
It is important to understand that the laws of New Jersey provide for a suspension of a defendant's driver's license upon conviction of any N.J.S.A. 2C:35 drug offense - even if the offense had nothing to do with a motor vehicle.
- The Minnesota Commercial Driver and DWI
Minnesota DWI Laws can be very difficult for drivers that choose to drive under the influence of alcohol. But, they can be especially harsh for those individuals that possess a commercial driver's license.
- States with the Most Strict Marijuana Laws: Part 2 of 2
In the midst of marijuana reform, and even legalization in some states, there are many parts of the country whose marijuana laws remain stringent, and some states are even getting stricter.
- Michigan Implied Consent & Drunk Driving Laws: The Double Edge Sword
The Michigan Implied Consent statute has the power of a double-edged sword when added to the fines, costs and jail-time handed out for a drunk driving conviction. If a driver refuses to consent to a chemical test, they face a mandatory 12 month suspension, and 6 points on their driving record.
- Judge Rules DUI Field Tests Inaccurate
According to a recent report in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, on December 31, a Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas Judge ruled that machines, known as Breathalyzers and Intoxilyzers, cannot be considered accurate for specific blood-alcohol levels. He deemed readings between zero and 0.05 and readings above .15 percent potentially inaccurate.
- Insanity Defense Triggered by Underlying Drug Addiction in a General Intent Crime
A defense to a drug importation charge when crossing from Mexico to the United States at the San Ysidro Border. With a trial date set at the end of the month I began researching various defenses for a federal drug importation charge. The defense counsel has a duty to make reasonable investigations to ascertain the extent of any possible mental impairment.
- States Struggle to Establish Drugged Driving Laws
Although Maryland is not currently one of the states looking to pass a marijuana-specific drugged driving law, there are similar laws under review in other states, and it’s likely only a matter of time before the debate makes its way to the Maryland state legislature.
- Maryland Needs More Effective Drug Sentencing Laws
All too frequently relatively innocent people are caught in a system that makes prison time the answer to a drug problem. Abandoning or modifying mandatory minimum drug sentencing in Maryland may be the only way to correct that injustice.
- Importance to Appoint an Eminent Lawyer for Drug Case
Drug charges can be of various types but penalties for each of them are quite harsh. Moreover, drug charges however minor it is can have adverse effects on career and life. So, it is important to counter such charges with Hollywood criminal lawyers. However, before appointing a lawyer be sure that he or she has adequate experience in this field.