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What Is Considered An Aggravated DUI in California? In most states, getting arrested, paying bail, tried, and convicted and sent to jail and prison for driving under the influence or DUI is bad enough. After all, it does carry several penalties, some of them quite harsh especially in states that have more stringent DUI laws. […]

  Cannabidiol, (or CBD, as it is commonly known) is a naturally occurring cannabinoid constituent of cannabis, also known as marijuana.  CBD in it’s various forms, including CBD oil, is fast outshining tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, in becoming the focal point of scientific attention. CBD, unlike THC, is one of the many non-psychoactive cannabinoids found in […]

Marijuana is a widely debated topic among criminal justice advocates, politicians, and recreational users alike. Over the last decade, sweeping forward movement has taken place in the legal arena in regards to legalization of the drug for medicinal purposes. However, there is a lag in creating more lenient laws and regulations surrounding recreational use. While […]

Driving under the influence (DUI)’s or driving while intoxicated (DWI)’s are no laughing matters which put people at a deathly risk on the road. Yet, hordes of people each year continue to drive drunk or high, and many are convicted. According to Statistic Brain, around 1,500,000 people are arrested annually just for drunk driving. This […]

“Excessive bail shall not be required…” Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution.  Even so, this very moment, approximately 450,000 people who have not been convicted of a crime are being held in U.S. jails. Many of them are there simply because they cannot afford to pay for their release. As detailed below, bail is inherently […]

 

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