How do prosecutors prove that a driver was under the influence of marijuana? TO PROVE A DRIVER WAS DRUNK, PROSECUTORS CAN USE EVIDENCE OF A HIGH BAC If police suspect that a driver they just pulled over is impaired by alcohol, we all know, from watching movies and TV, what happens next. They ask the… Read More Read More
Will Marijuana Impact my Driving?
Here is a helpful fact sheet regarding Marijuana and Psychomotor performance prepared by the folks at NORML. Some highlights: Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of cannabis is a criminal offense in every state, even the ones, like Oregon, where it is legal to use for recreational purposes. In assessments of actual on-road driving… Read More
Know your rights
One of the exceptions to the warrant requirement under the Fourth Amendment is the inventory search An inventory search is a warrantless search of a lawfully impounded vehicle conducted by the police. The purpose of an inventory search is not to look for evidence of a crime. It’s for the police to determine the contents… Read More
Habeas CorpUS? Habeas Corp-them!
DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic.
How the coronavirus pandemic is upending the criminal justice system
In case you were wondering….