While many states have legalized the recreational use of marijauana, the drug is still illegal in that state of New York. While the state moved to decriminalize low-level possession of the drug, individuals who face marijuana-related charges can still face serious consequences as a result. Continue reading to learn more…Read More
When an individual is charged with a drug offense in the state of New York, it is a very serious crime that is treated as such. In these situations, offenders can face significant penalties that have the potential to impact them for the rest of their life. This can include…Read More
Though New York has recently updated its marijuana laws, there are still penalties you may face for the possession, sale, trafficking, and cultivation of the drug. If you were recently charged with a marijuana-related offense, here are some of the questions you may have: What are the consequences for the…Read More
Drugs seem to be infiltrating our entire country, and almost everybody lives in a community that has been impacted by drugs to a certain degree. New York State takes drug crimes very seriously, so if you are someone who is being charged with a drug crime, it is very important…Read More
Marijuana possession and smoking in Manhattan will no longer result in prosecution. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced the new policy on July 31. However, there are exceptions to this new policy. People may face prosecution in cases where marijuana is being sold or where it poses a significant threat…Read More
The state of New York has strict laws against those who are caught in possession of drugs and even stricter laws for those who are caught selling drugs. If you have been arrested in a drug involved crime, it is best to reach out for legal help. You will need…Read More
New York State takes impaired driving very seriously, regardless of whether that impairment is the result of alcohol or drugs. An individual who drives under the influence of drugs will receive similar penalties to those who drive under the influence of alcohol. New York State has a special category of…Read More
Despite the fact that marijuana is moving towards legalization in many states throughout the country, it is not legal in New York. If an individual is found to be in the unlawful possession of marijuana in New York State, they will be subject to a violation. The offender will be subject…Read More
New York State takes driving violations very seriously. Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most severe traffic violations that one can make. When drugs are involved as well, offenders are facing a variety of consequences. These charges are known as Drug DWI's and anyone who is…Read More
One of the most common drug charges seen today is the possession of prescription drugs, as the abuse of such drugs continues to rise. The addictive qualities of prescription drugs including Percocet, Xanax, and oxycodone are well known by law enforcement agencies who are doing what they can to crack…Read More
The Second Amendment protects the ownership and possession of non-lethal “arms” such that New York’s ban on Stun Guns and Tasers is improper for it is a constitutionally protected right. New York State allows on a limited and regulated basis...
Mapp v. Ohio: Things You Never Knew About the Landmark Case A Retrospective Analysis Enter any criminal court part and within moments you will hear some participant, be it defense counsel, prosecution or Judge requesting, contesting or ordering a “Mapp...
Depending on the criminal offense you are charged with, you will be subjected to numerous penalties that can negatively affect your life. However, before facing the harsh consequences and repercussions of your crime, you will stand before a judge who...