• NEW FEDERAL BUDGET PLAN MIGHT IMPACT FEDERAL MARIJUANA PROSECUTIONS

    As an increasing number of states legalize the use of marijuana, Americans are left wondering what role will federal prosecutions for marijuana crimes take in the future. The recent Federal Budget Plan proposed to Congress features protections that are specifically…
  • What Counts as Resisting Arrest?

    What Counts as Resisting Arrest? In Nebraska, any violent threats, use of physical force, or other means that create a risk to police officers to prevent arrest can be charged as “resisting arrest” by law enforcement. This could be anything…
  • CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ACCUSATIONS

    Child pornography charges are on the rise in the U.S., and the law enforcement techniques used to gather evidence have become increasingly aggressive. Recent crackdowns on the creation and distribution of child pornography by state and federal authorities have been…
  • WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR RAPE?

    Rape accusations can quickly derail multiple lives – the accuser may already be traumatized, and the person accused is often quickly scrutinized, regardless of whether or not the charge has been fairly reported. The serious nature of the crime generates…
  • When Are Domestic Violence Charges Dropped?

    When police are called to the scene of a possible domestic assault, it’s not uncommon for someone to be taken to jail. A few states, like Wisconsin and Minnesota, even have mandatory arrest laws requiring a police officer to take…
  • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU ARE CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF COCAINE?

    Using or having possession of cocaine is a federal crime that caries heavy penalties. Cocaine is classified as a Schedule II drug and is broadly defined by The Controlled Substances Act to encompass substances that are derived or extracted from…
  • What Can I Do if Police Want to Question Me?

    Criminal defense attorneys are generally hired after someone is arrested and charged with a crime. But if someone is receiving phone calls from police or is under investigation for a crime, a lawyer may be able to prevent arrests or charges before…
  • When Can the Police Impound My Car?

    There are many reasons why law enforcement might impound a vehicle, and not all of them require a crime to be committed. Getting a car back from an impound lot can be frustrating, especially when you believe you have done…
  • FEDERAL METHAMPHETAMINE CONSPIRACIES

    Methamphetamine, along with cocaine, PCP, and opium are Schedule II drugs, which means that they have a high potential for abuse. Whether the drug is in crystal or powder form, or it is mixed with another drug, it is illegal…
  • Should I Take a Polygraph Test to Prove My Innocence?

    People falsely accused of crimes want to prove their innocence. They want to fight back. They want the truth to come out as soon as possible. One attractive solution for some is taking a polygraph test. Polygraphs have been beneficial…
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