marijuana charges nc

While the tides of legislation and public opinion in many states are changing, marijuana is still illegal in North Carolina. That means if you get caught with it, you’re facing legal trouble. If you get caught with weed, what’s going to happen to you? First, let’s take a look at the penalties associated with marijuana…

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Cocaine Law in North Carolina

Cocaine isn’t just a problem in Florida or Southern California. It’s not only found in nightclubs frequented by financiers and movie stars. It’s all over the country, including right here in North Carolina. As of 2010, the most recent year for which data is available, cocaine was the second most commonly used illegal drug in…

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criminal law

Early last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an important criminal law decision, holding that despite the guarantees of the Second Amendment, drug users have a limited right to own firearms. In U.S. v. Carter, the defendant Carter was a user of marijuana and after a complaint was filed with the police…

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criminal law

Early last week, the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision in Navarette v. California, a landmark case in criminal law that wrestled with whether a driver can be pulled over by the police solely on the basis of an anonymous tip. In Navarette, a woman called 911 to report that a silver Ford…

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