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April 13, 2019

Did you know:

Prop 64 legalized recreational use of Marijuana for adults over the age of 21. It now allows previous convictions for marijuana related crimes to be reduced from felonies to misdemeanors or dismissed entirely. Once you petition to have a charge reduced or...

March 23, 2019

Williams was sentenced to life in prison without parole in ’83 for a rape and stabbing he did not commit...

(Baton Rouge, LA – March 21, 2019) Today, Commissioner Kinasiyumki Kimble of the 19thJudicial District Court of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, vacated the wrongful...

February 23, 2019

After Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling, we are left with the question:  Are

cannabis abatement administrative penalties, even partially, a form of punishment. If so, then they are fines and it can be argued that they are violating the 8th Amendment. As the United States...

February 21, 2019

Local governments have implemented excessive fines to replace criminal prosecutions and maintain the status quo of cannabis prohibition. When cannabis growers are unable to pay the imposed fines, counties place liens on homes and sell them at public auction. This mirro...

November 21, 2018

"WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans continue to warm to legalizing marijuana, with 64% now saying its use should be made legal. This is the highest level of public support Gallup has found for the proposal in nearly a half-century of measurement."

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September 3, 2018

Did you know that an inmate's calls, that are not to an attorney, can be recorded and used against him in court? When an inmate makes a call to a friend or family member, anything they say can be recorded and used against him.  However, a criminal defendant has a Sixth...

August 30, 2018

The cash bail system is unfair. Both federal and state lawmakers and judges acknowledge a problem. California’s new law tries to fix that problem, but it may be worse than what we have now. When your bill is opposed by the ACLU, law professors, defense bar, public defe...

August 29, 2018

Myth 1: You’ll lose everything

You may think filing for bankruptcy means giving up your house, car and any other assets you may have. In fact, you’re likely to keep a lot of your possessions.

The vast majority of Chapter 7 cases are no-asset cases, meaning the debtor giv...

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