On the one hand, the Obama administration has secured kudos for the role that federal prosecutors have played in cracking down on mega companies in large-scale white collar criminal and civil cases since the president first took office.
Regular readers of our North Carolina blog know that state criminal authorities do not take a soft or compromising stance toward individuals who stand before them charged with drug crimes.
The following changes are effective for offenses committed on or after July 1, 2015.
A recently passed statute will allow DWI Limited Driving Privileges to include driving to and from place of religious worship effective for DWI limited driving privileges issued on or after October 1, 2015
We took an initial look in our immediately preceding blog post at what we think most North Carolinians would regard as a very important state law, namely, compensation for persons wrongfully imprisoned and subsequently pardoned.
To any person preoccupied with notions of justice, wrongful incarceration stands at the apex of horrors that can confront any American. Being wrongfully accused and convicted of a crime and being subsequently confined to a prison cell is the height of injustice and an outcome that is truly frightening to contemplate.
We all know what utopia is, of course. It's a perfect place, replete with realized potential of the most wondrous sort.
If you just happen to have a strong interest in seeing a beefed-up police presence at public activities, coupled with strong investigatory zeal aimed at making mass arrests, then you wouldn't have wanted to miss the Phish concert in Raleigh last month.