• Nebraska Laws and Penalties Surrounding Different Forms of Marijuana

    As marijuana has become legal in some states, many people are unsure about the laws regarding weed in Nebraska. State law lists marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance, both recreationally and medically. Although cannabidiol (CBD) can be possessed by…
  • Sexual Assault Charges in Nebraska

    By Attorney Hannah Carroll-Altman In Nebraska, there are different sexual assault charges you could possibly face. Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault of a Child each have three degrees of severity. They also have age-specific elements, and consent often times is…
  • Sex Offense Trial Ends with Probation

    When the average person hears that someone has been accused of a sex crime against a minor, their first reaction is to scowl or shake their head. This is unfair, as it indicates that they are already assuming the accused…
  • Increase in ICE Raids

    Summer ICE Raids in Nebraska This summer, ICE and other federal agencies have begun targeting Nebraska businesses. Several individuals and business owners have been charged with conspiracy to harbor and conceal aliens by unlawfully employing them. These raids commonly occur in businesses…
  • Defending Criminal Cases Against a Multitude of Unfair Prejudices

    Almost all evidence that the State presents against a criminal defendant is prejudicial. In determining whether the evidence is admissible, the Judge must decide whether the evidence the government wishes to present is unfairly prejudicial. The basic rule is that…
  • Medical Marijuana in Missouri and Drug Interdiction Stops

    Missouri citizens recently voted to legalize medical marijuana in their state. It was one of three amendments concerning cannabis that was on the ballot and was voted yes with a 65.5% to 34.5% margin. The legalization of this drug for…
  • Sexual Assault Investigation Process

    When someone is accused of sexual assault, they are generally accused of unwanted sexual touching, sexual groping, attempted rape, unwanted penetration, or forcing a person to perform a sexual act. For these to be considered sexual assault, they must occur…
  • Will I Be Indicted On Federal Criminal Charges In Omaha?

    Federal criminal investigations in Omaha, Nebraska generally take longer than state criminal investigations. In some cases, a person is interviewed by federal agents, search warrants are executed, and property is seized months or years before the feds even decide to…
  • What Constitutes Child Solicitation In Nebraska?

    Under Nebraska law, solicitation of a minor involves using an electronic communication device to ask a child aged 16 years or younger to meet for the purpose of engaging in a sexual act. The sexual act itself is recognized as…
  • 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…
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