All posts tagged "Felony"
Possession of Small Amount of Drugs No Longer a Felony Offense in Oregon
Oregonians may now be charged with a misdemeanor for possessing small quantities of drugs.
California’s Prop 64 Will Reduce Sentences for Some Nonviolent Offenders
Prop 64 did more than just legalize recreational marijuana.
Anti-Abortion Activists Who Secretly Filmed Planned Parenthood Charged with Felonies
David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt were each indicted with 15 felony charges.
Felony Charges For Teachers Involved in Cocaine & Sex Trip
Two California teachers were hit with felony charges for allegedly having sex with students and supplying them with...
Stanford Sets the Standard for How Colleges Should Handle Campus Rape
Stanford took swift action when a student was caught sexually assaulting a woman on campus. Colleges: take note.
Unsupervised Children: Independent or Against the Law?
Our nation has adopted a new habit of charging parents with felonies for teaching their children independence. From...
From Felon to Lawyer: The Inspiring Story of Desmond Meade
Army dismissal, felony conviction, homelessness, law degree? While certainly unconventional, that is the path that Desmond Meade took...
Felony Disenfranchisement: Collateral Consequences
The effect of crime on society is often — and justifiably so — more victim-focused than offender-focused. We...
BREAKING: Real Life Lady Dexter Confesses to Between 22 & 100 Murders
So, apparently Dexter might be a real thing. This week, 19-year-old Miranda Barbour confessed to killing at least...
Holder Speaks Out Against Felon Voting Ban
Attorney General Eric Holder shined a spotlight on state voting laws this week when he spoke out against voting...
Adultery in the US: Do You Know the Laws?
In my search for a news story today, I came across what looked like an interesting topic. A...