Category Archives: Current Events in Criminal Defense

The Mile High State Just Got Knocked Down a Few Inches

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  Personal convictions aside, marijuana is legal for both medical and recreational use in the state of Colorado. Since the passage and subsequent enactment of Amendment 63 in November of 2012, adults aged 21 and older may legally grow marijuana, … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Protests

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The current crackdown on Hong Kong’s protesters is a reminder to all Americans that any discussion of our constitutional rights as they relate to criminal law in America has to begin with the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Why? … Continue reading

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Eric Holder Resigns

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Eric Holder’s resignation http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/26/us/politics/eric-holder-resigning-as-attorney-general.html?_r=0 brings to a close his controversial tenure. From a criminal law standpoint his best accomplishment has been bringing a better sense of balance to America’s federal drug prosecutions and the punishment received by defendants convicted of violating federal drug … Continue reading

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