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  • Can I Go To Jail For Distributing Valium When It Is A Legal Drug?
    Can I Go To Jail For Distributing Valium When It Is A Legal Drug?

    We receive this question often. The answer is an emphatic yes. Though drugs like Ritalin, Xanax, and Valium are common drugs, they are drugs that are highly regulated and monitored by local, state, ...

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  • What Affects My Performance On The Standard Field Sobriety Tests?
    What Affects My Performance On The Standard Field Sobriety Tests?

    As we noted previously, the State must prove that you are intoxicated by proving that you (1) have a BAC of 0.08 or (2) loss the normal use of his or her mental or physical faculties. if the police ...

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  • What Is My Punishment If I Distribute LSD?
    What Is My Punishment If I Distribute LSD?

    The good ole 60s and 70s gave us this classic drug. The number of users and dealers have decreased in notoriety, though, over the last four decades. In fact, one rarely hears about someone getting ...

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  • What Does A Blood Alcohol Concentration Of 0.08 Or More Mean?
    What Does A Blood Alcohol Concentration Of 0.08 Or More Mean?

    Yesterday, we discussed the legal definition of intoxication and noted that there are two ways to be intoxicated. If a person does not have normal use of his or her mental or physical faculties, then ...

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  • I Have Trouble Concentrating At Work, Can I Be Considered Disabled?
    I Have Trouble Concentrating At Work, Can I Be Considered Disabled?

    We all suffer from it. Lack of concentration at work. There are roughly a million other places where we would rather be. We have the screen savers on our computer monitors of the sandy, palm ...

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  • What Is The Role Of The Modern Day Grand Jury? Part I
    What Is The Role Of The Modern Day Grand Jury? Part I

    As we noted in a previous blog, the framers considered the use of grand juries vital to our democratic system. That is why is contained within the Fifth Amendment (an amendment concerned with the ...

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