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Understanding Missouri drug charges

Missouri prosecutes individuals who possess, distribute or intend to distribute controlled substances such as cannabis, opiates and cocaine. Depending on the type and quantity of substance, a convicted offender could face prison time and significant fines. Read on to...

Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

The Missouri House has approved a massive Omnibus Crime Bill which is adopts many of ideals of the First Step Act and includes more measures that could potentially affect Missouri: Free feminine hygiene for incarcerated women sentencing reform for mandatory minimums...

Cannabis Coming to a Dispensary Near You

It will be more than a year before Missouri patients will be able to step into a dispensary and legally buy marijuana as a doctor-certified treatment, said three private-sector sources tied to Amendment 2’s development. State officials can edit the rules, but the...

Cannabis Coming to a Dispensary Near You

Three private-sector sources tied to Amendment 2’s development said, “It will be more than a year before Missouri patients will be able to step into a dispensary and legally buy marijuana as a doctor-recommended treatment”. State officials can edit the rules, but the...

Drug Package Profile

The U.S. Postal Service and DEA has developed a drug packing profile to stop mail trafficking. Faced with a deluge of suspicious packing heading towards consumers, courts determine that any reasonable expectation of privacy in personal effects must give way to...

Violence in Windy City Continues to Rise

Last year 650 people were murdered in Chicago, and this year looks to be a banner year in the Windy City. Children living in the south and west sides of Chicago are in despair over their hopeless situation, some were as young as ten years of age. The prosecution rate...

The Use of GPS Tracking

GPS Tracking Cases United States v. Jones, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that attaching a GPS tracking device to a suspect’s vehicle, and subsequent use of that device to monitor that vehicle’s movements on public streets, constitutes an unlawful search or seizure...