Tennessee state court judge Seth Norman says that he "will continue to see the consequences" of a raging drug problem in Tennessee and nationally so long as misguided criminal law policies are routinely applied wholesale in drug-crime cases.
Instead of going to a job interview, you went to the campus security office for an interrogation. Instead of preparing for an internship, you prepared a defense statement. Instead of feeling excited about your future, you are now dreading it.
Lots of people in Tennessee and across the country pursue income-enhancing opportunities to supplement the money they receive from their primary employers. In fact, many millions of Americans have second jobs.
One fundamental distinction between civil and criminal law in the United States resides in the so-called "burden of proof" that must be established to assign liability to an alleged wrongdoer.
Our law firm provides aggressive defense on behalf of Tennessee residents charged with sex crimes.
Experienced defense attorneys look at a number of things in assessing the prosecution's case against a criminal law defendant and client.
In 1994, Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Cassandra Rivera and Anna Vasquez were arrested on charges of sexually assaulting two minors. The minors were Ramirez's nieces, then 7 and 9, who had been spending the week with their aunt. They claimed their aunt and her three friends had sexually assaulted twice them during an alcohol- and drug-fueled rampage.