Tag Archives: Miami Drug Crimes Lawyers
Federal Prisoners May Now Be Eligible to Have their Sentences Reduced
When the clock struck midnight on November 1st, thousands of federal prisoners sentenced for drug-related offenses saw a chance to have their prison terms reduced. This was because federal drug sentencing reforms that were adopted earlier this year went into effect on that date. As many as 46,000 prisoners currently incarcerated for narcotics offenses… Read More »
Legal, Recreational Marijuana in Florida: An Idea Whose Time is Coming?
Quinnipiac University, in Connecticut, has released a recent poll that shows a clear majority of Florida voters supporting the legalization of possessing small amounts of marijuana (or “ganja”) for personal use. The poll indicates that 55 percent of voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana growth and personal use in Florida. Only 41 percent… Read More »
U.S., Florida Supreme Courts Rule on Florida K-9 searches
Police officers around the country commonly use K-9 dogs to search the area around a vehicle during an arrest or traffic stop. Police officers do not need a search warrant for a K-9 to search around the outside of a vehicle during an arrest or stop. When a K-9 “alerts” or signal to its… Read More »