Category: Drug Charges

Drug Dog Fail

A police officer was caught on video abusing his K-9 partner after the drug dog failed to give him probable cause to search the car of someone he pulled over. In the video, an officer walks his K-9 partner around a car – which he pulled over because its windows were tinted – to sniff [..]

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Can Police Test Your Fingerprints for Drug Use Now?

New technologies that make it easier for police to identify suspects and charge them almost always present courts with constitutional concerns. One that is quickly making its way here is drug tests from fingerprints… Whether it’s widespread use of license plate readers or the vast array of surveillance tools used by the National Security Agency, [..]

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El Chapo Promises Not to Kill Jurors…

El Chapo says he will not kill or bribe his jurors and so there is no need for the court to sequester them during his trial… I have one friend who loves to serve on juries. She’s done it several times, and she insists that she cherishes the memories. “It’s my civic duty.” It’s trite, [..]

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Drug Tests for Everyone?

It’s another busy day at work, but you promised yourself you would donate blood. So, you swing by the Red Cross donation center and give the gift of life before heading back to the office. A few days later, there’s a knock at the door. When you open it, a couple of police officers pull [..]

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Where is Marijuana Legal?

With Arctic weather blasting the Southeast, it’s a good time to get away and maybe take a trip to California. After all, pot is legal there now, so why not lounge in the warm sun and catch a buzz? If you’re thinking about taking advantage of any of the new marijuana laws around the country, [..]

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Is Medical Marijuana for Pets Legal?

First, I should say that medical marijuana for pets is not legal in any state and vets do not prescribe it… But, should they? The medicinal benefits of marijuana for humans is clear, at least for some conditions such as glaucoma or seizures. Does it also work for pets? Dr. Robert Silver in Boulder, Colorado [..]

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