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Medical Marijuana Issues that Have Arisen in Ohio as a Result of their New Program When Ohio Governor John Kasich last month effectively legalized medical marijuana in Ohio with his signature, the state became the 25th in the United States to legalize an extensive medical cannabis program, according to a count by the National Conference […]

In American jurisprudence it suffices that the testimony of one witness who is believed is sufficient for a conviction.  The Bible disagrees.  The Bible says the following in Deuteronomy 19:15, as it relates to criminal inquests and prosecutions: “A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in […]

MULTIPLE MEXICAN MAFIA CONSPIRACY COUNTS SHOULD BE DISMISSED FOR LACK OF EVIDENCE OF ANY OVERT ACTS BEYOND MERE PLANNING OR AGREEMENT. In California, the crime of conspiracy has four elements: “(1) an agreement between two or more people, (2) who have the specific intent to agree or conspire to commit an offense, (3) the specific […]

“The district court’s finding that Naranjo was involved in a five-kilogram cocaine transaction does not preclude a finding of sentencing entrapment. We now address Naranjo’s alternative argument that the district court erred in not finding that the government engaged in sentencing entrapment.”  U. S. v. Naranjo 52 F.3d 245 (1995) (sentencing entrapment)   From an email […]