Monthly Archives: September 2015

Drug Charges and the Fourth Amendment

Drug Charges and the Fourth Amendment A major legal issue that arises frequently with drug charges is whether law enforcement engaged in lawful search and seizure.  The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits law enforcement from conducting unreasonable searches and … Read More

Posted in Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking, Marijuana Offenses |

Court Deferred and Diversion Programs

Diversion and Deferred Court Programs It is common knowledge that the prisons in our country are severely overcrowded.  Alabama prisons are no exception.  A 2011 report indicated that the “overall occupancy rate of Alabama Prisons is 189.3%.”  That is almost … Read More

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Criminal Defense Law

What is Criminal Defense Law? You know the rule: “innocent until proven guilty.”  Essentially, this means that everyone is entitled to certain legal protections, even those who have been accused of committing a crime.  Law enforcement certainly has substantial resources … Read More

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