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Detainer | Getting Lifted

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Detainer | Getting Lifted I want to get my boyfriend’s detainer lifted. I keep getting all kinds of different answer from all the different lawyers with whom I have [...]

Work Release while on house arrest?

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Can I get work release if I have been previously sentenced to house arrest and work release was not granted during the original sentencing hearing? Yes, the conditions of [...]

Concurrency on Mandatory Sentences

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“If I have two open cases and both are mandatory minimum cases, can I be sentenced to concurrent time?” -Huntley H. The short answer is yes, Huntley. Imagine you [...]

Copyrighting Unlawful Activities?

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“Can you copyright something that is illegal? For example, creating a video that explains how to hack a computer?” -Matt B. Generally speaking, copyright protects [...]

Jury Service…Again

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Why did I get called for jury service twice in the last two years and most of my friends have never been summoned? Jury selection is completely random. Jurors names are [...]

Maximum Marijuana Penalities

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“What is the maximum sentence possible for selling marijuana?” Although many marijuana dealing cases end in probation, there are many people serving jail time and [...]

Legalize It!

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Check out this excellent opinion piece on cnn.com. The author makes a cogent, concise argument for why the War on Drugs is not only failing us, but harming us. My favorite [...]
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