The federal government broke its medical-marijuana promise

Despite many states legalizing the use of medical marijuana, the federal government still considers marijuana a Schedule I substance which makes possession of it completely illegal.  Furthermore, promises to remove some of the procedural red tape which has been making it difficult for legal dispensaries to operate have not been fulfilled. There are also many […]

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Video Shows Pennsylvania State Troopers Discussing DUI Quota

A recently filed lawsuit shows two Pennsylvania State troopers allegedly discussing their “DUI Quota”. Without performing roadside sobriety tests to establish probable cause in a May 2015 arrest in the parking lot of a bar near Lehighton, troopers speculated whether the suspect sitting in the back of a cruiser was “DUI,” the suit alleges. One […]

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Can I be Arrested for Driving While Using Prescription Drugs?

You can be arrested for driving while using a number of prescription drugs.  The following are some common prescription drugs we see drivers arrested for: Xanax Klonopin Oxycodone Methadone Ambien Prozac Valium According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2014, around 22% of all drivers were impaired by drugs. Nearly 50% of […]

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How do I get this conviction off my record? Limited Access

Many people have DUI’s or other criminal offenses which they want off their record.  There are a number of ways to go about this process.  Today we examine Limited Access. Who can apply? Any conviction for a second degree, third degree or ungraded misdemeanor can apply for limited access. (Any conviction punishable by 2 years […]

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How do I get this conviction off my record? Expungement

Many people have DUI’s or other criminal offenses which they want off their record.  There are a number of ways to go about this process.  Today we examine Expungement. Who can apply? Expungement is limited to cases that were either dismissed by the district attorney, acquitted at trial, or following successful completion of ARD. Summary […]

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