Monthly Archives: November 2022
It Is Illegal To Drive Under The Influence Of Cannabis, But How Do You Prove It?
State laws about cannabis interact with each other in ways that make it possible to face charges for cannabis crimes even when your mere possession of the marijuana or edibles is not a violation of the law. For example, you can get charges for DUI if you drive under the influence of cannabis, even… Read More »
Common Misconceptions About The Fifth Amendment
If you took a civics class in high school or passed the civics portion of the citizenship test to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, then you have a general idea about which Constitutional amendment does what. A summary definition of the Fifth Amendment says that it protects against self-incrimination, but when was the last… Read More »
Yes, You Can Get Criminal Charges For Attempting To Commit A Crime That Never Occurred
You have probably heard news stories about police investigations that led to the arrest of one or more people who were planning to commit a major crime. When a grand jury hears the evidence about the communications exchanged among the conspirators or sees the drugs or weapons recovered during a search, it is usually… Read More »
Can You Get Criminal Penalties For Working As An Unlicensed Contractor?
Gig work is an important part of the income of most households in Florida; enterprising people use their talents to bring in enough money to cover the current round of bills, since salaried jobs are in short supply, and most of the ones that are available do not pay enough to put employees in… Read More »