Springfield Criminal Law Blog

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January 15, 2021
Detailing the duty to retreat
While most people in Missouri might never see themselves facing criminal charges, many also realize that there are situations where circumstances may compel them to act. The assumption is that in those scenarios, the law permits them to act in self-defense. Yet few people know the extent to which they can act in this regard....
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January 15, 2021
How does Missouri law define drug paraphernalia?
Drug possession laws do not only cover illegal substances like heroin or meth. Drug users and manufacturers employ various tools and devices in order to manufacture and use drugs. The law refers to such tools as paraphernalia. Like the drugs themselves, a police officer could seize paraphernalia from you as evidence of a crime.  You...
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