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February 2016 Archives

What is public intoxication?

Is public intoxication a crime? What exactly constitutes public intoxication? You've probably seen people who were slightly intoxicated before; they may have been walking down the street or headed home after a night at the bar. Most of these people won't be accused of public intoxication. Why? It's not enough to just be intoxicated. Public intoxication is actually better known as being drunk and disorderly.

Drug defenses you can use for your case

Are there good defenses for being caught with drugs? Absolutely. Just like you can make a mistake, law enforcement officers can as well. One of the most common defenses is based on an unlawful search and seizure. This defense focuses on the fact that your Fourth Amendment rights have been violated. If this can be proven, then your case may be dismissed from court.

24-year-old man faces charges for sleeping with teen

Being charged with sexual assault can be a difficult blow to your reputation, particularly if your relationship was consensual. It can be hard to understand why you're being accused of a crime when you know nothing was done. Fortunately, you do have a right to speak with your attorney and create a defense, so you can tell your side of the story before a court decides if you should be penalized.

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