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Archive: 2018

What Marijuana Decriminalization Means for New Yorkers

Fri Dec 14th, on Drug Crimes |

New York could eventually join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The Empire State has already authorized limited use for medical purposes. State and local...

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New York May Be Getting Stricter Gun Laws

Fri Dec 7th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

New York is already home to some of the tightest gun restrictions in the country. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said recently that additional limits on the purchase, possession and use of firearms may be on...

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NY District Attorney Seeks to Dismantle the Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement Laws

Fri Oct 26th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Drug Crimes |

Drug laws throughout the United States have long resulted in offenders facing harsh punishments. That is why getting help from an Albany drug crime lawyer is essential to fight for your future. In...

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Federal Judges, Lawmakers Disagree on Ankle Monitoring for Non-Violent Offenders

Fri Oct 19th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Criminal Investigations |

After an arrest, the freedoms available to defendants are immediately curtailed. In many cases, offenders are imprisoned unless or until they make bail and are released under certain conditions such...

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Racism in the Justice System

Fri Oct 12th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Protecting your rights when navigating the criminal justice system is imperative. That's why anyone accused of wrongdoing should be represented by an Albany felony attorney. Unfortunately, it can be...

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Unlicensed Drivers Beware: NY is Cracking Down on Traffic Offenses

Fri Oct 5th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Motorists who cause serious injuries or who cause fatalities while behind the wheel could find themselves facing criminal charges and may need an Albany criminal defense lawyer to help them fight...

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Presidential Advisor Ramps Up the Push for Criminal Justice Reform

Fri Sep 28th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Criminal Investigations |

There are many widely-recognized problems with the criminal justice system in the United States. Overly-harsh mandatory minimum sentencing rules have led to mass incarceration, with people often...

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What are Felony Murder Charges?

Fri Sep 21st, on Criminal Defense Articles, Violent Crimes |

An Albany felony attorney can provide representation when you face serious charges, including charges for murder. Many people are surprised to learn that they can actually be charged with murder even...

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Young Girl Accused of Shoplifting Gets Tased By Police Officer

Fri Sep 14th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Criminal Investigations |

Shoplifting offenses can result in serious consequences if convicted and those who have been accused of taking possessions that do not belong to them should consult with an Albany shoplifting lawyer...

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NY State Senate Examines Governor's Use of Pardons

Fri Sep 7th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Conviction for a criminal offense can affect future opportunities that last long after you've served your sentence. An Albany felony attorney can provide you with help in fighting conviction so you...

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