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
Can I get my sentence reduced now that Senate Bill 819 is in effect?
As of January 1, 2022, some people who are currently serving time in Oregon state prisons will be able to formally petition their original DA’s offices for sentence reductions. Every DA’s office will be handling these requests differently, but here in Lane County, they have just issued a POLICY Here is a summary: WHO SHOULD APPLY: People who have been convicted of drug crimes, especially possession and/or marijuana-related crimes, property offenses, and other non-violent felonies who got unusually long sentences and who have already… Read More
Can stoned people consent to sex?
As our country continues its slow crawl toward legal weed, it’s possible that it could play a greater role in cases involving sexual assault. Read More
Probation forbidding defendant from seeking medical marijuana card was improperly added after sentencing. Reversed and remanded. State v. Jackson 299 Or App 518 (2019)