Blog Posts in 2012

Blog Home
  • Marijuana Laws in Colorado and Washington

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 8-Nov-2012

    After this years elections just dated two days ago, the citizens of Colorado and Washington are ecstatic about the right to recreationally use marijuana. Many other states like California see this as the "light at the end of the tunnel." Although the referendums were passed, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper explains that it is too soon to "break out the Cheetos." The states ...
    Continue Reading
  • Deportation and Criminal Law

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 2-Nov-2012

    A battle is occurring between attorneys and their clients regarding all of the possible outcome that can come out of a case. Deportation is a scary idea to many people in the United States and in any criminal conviction, deportation is often looked at as a consequence to ones bad choices. In 2010 the Supreme Court ruled that criminal defense lawyers must warn their clients of deportation if a ...
    Continue Reading
  • Illegal Searches by Drug Dogs

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 1-Nov-2012

    Instead of searching for candy on Halloween, police dogs were being looked at by the Supreme Court for possible searching unwarrantably for drugs. Two court cases have been filed and brought to the attention of the Supreme Court regarding the use of police dogs and the protection of the public under the fourth amendment. The two cases raise the issue to whether searches can be sought when a canine ...
    Continue Reading
  • Cuts in Revenue = Increase in Crime

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 30-Oct-2012

    In a time of recession the government is looking for any way to cut the budget, but it is seen as taking a toll on the public due to a crime rate increase and the cutting of the police force. Violent crime has risen 18% in the nation this year, and the relevance with the cutting of officials is directly linked. This is the first rise since 1993. Not surprising, property crime has spiked in the ...
    Continue Reading
  • Issues Arise with Halloween and Sex Offenders

    Posted By Joey Gilbert Law || 30-Oct-2012

    Halloween is a day for kids to run around and collect as much candy as possible, but today children's safety has become increasingly a problem. With sex offenders on a rise, it is a question whether people designated to this list should be able to give candy to children who stop by their homes. In Simi Valley, California, registered sex offenders have become a hot topic of debate where the ...
    Continue Reading
  • 27 results found. Viewing page 1 of 6. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6   Next