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Posted 12 months ago in Crime Marijuana by Josh Crank  
US Attorney Hints Medical Marijuana Crackdown to Continue

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, one of four federal attorneys behind the nearly two-year crackdown on medical marijuana in California, suggested her enforcement will continue despite new drug policy guidance from the Department of Justice. Attorney General Eric Holder announced in late August that the federal government won’t sue to block state laws legalizing marijuana in various forms, including the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington. An accompanying memo issued by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole identified eight …

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Posted 12 months ago in Crime Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Can No Trespassing Signs Keep the Cops Away?

A federal court in Tennessee has rejected a defendant’s argument that no trespassing signs he posted should have prevented the police from entering his property to talk to him. Clifford Denim is facing charges for possession of firearms by a convicted felon, stemming from an incident earlier this year. After police officers in Hawkins County got a tip that he had purchased guns that were stolen from another man, they decided to pay him a visit. Despite the six no …

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Posted 12 months ago in Crime Podcasts Your Family & The Law by Larry Bodine  
Stop School Bullying – KOGA 930 AM [Radio]

(iStockphoto/Thinkstock)   Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine speaks with KOGA (930 AM) in Ogallala, Neb., about your legal rights if your child is bullied in school. With 77 percent of students saying they have been of victim of bullying, just about every state has passed an anti-bullying laws, including cyber-bullying. The range in bullying spans from exclusion from activities to verbal abuse to very serious acts of kids being assaulted, beaten, raped and attacked in schools. Larry explains criminal law covers …

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Posted 12 months ago in Crime On the Lighter Side by Betsy Kim  
‘Breaking Bad’: What Sentence Should Walt and Skyler Get? [Poll]

Be the “Breaking Bad” judge and jury. At the bottom of this article, take our Lawyers.com poll. Mark the sentences you’d hand down to Walter and Skyler White, then compare your views to other readers.   Highlights of “Rabid Dog” The last episode titled “Rabid Dog,” referred to a breakdown in the master and servant relationship of Walt, the crystal meth drug lord, and Jesse Pinkman, his dutiful assistant. After figuring out Walt poisoned his girlfriend’s son, Jesse turns on …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime On the Lighter Side Video by Betsy Kim  
Stack Your ‘Breaking Bad’ Analysis Against a Pro [Video]

  In television, when villains hatch psychological plots beyond our notions of human decency, are we amused and perhaps equally reassured, thinking we could never concoct such evil?   What Happened in “Confessions”? In the last episode of AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” Walter White records a confession. But instead of baring his soul on how he built of a crystal meth empire, he fabricates a twisted story, framing his DEA agent brother-in-law, Hank Schrader, as the drug lord, Heisenberg. Walt brings …

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