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What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

Writ of Habeas CorpusYou’d be surprised how many individuals are unlawfully detained around the world. While we cannot speak about what happens in other countries, the United States unlawfully detains its citizens without formal charges being imposed for reasons we can […]

Arizona Medical Marijuana Laws

Arizona Medical Marijuana Laws

arizona medical marijuanaCurrently, only medical marijuana is legal in Arizona, not recreational.  Medical marijuana was legalized in Arizona by the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act in 2010.  In November 2016, Arizona voters rejected Proposition 205 which would have legalized medical marijuana.  Proposition 205 would have […]

Arizona Arson Charges and Defense Scenarios

Arizona Arson Charges and Defense Scenarios

arizona arson chargesIn most states, arson is a serious criminal offense. In Arizona, arson is a felony. It is defined as a crime that occurs whenever a person damages property or a structure through fire or an explosion. The act has to […]

Can Facebook Messages be Used in Court in an Arizona Criminal Case?

Can Facebook Messages be Used in Court in an Arizona Criminal Case?

Can Facebook Messages be UsedWe have all used social media in ways that we’ve eventually come to regret. Publishing the wrong photo or making a statement under the influence of emotions can both have a serious […]

What is Domestic Violence, a Felony or Misdemeanor?

What is Domestic Violence, a Felony or Misdemeanor?

what is domestic violenceArizona, just like all other states, has provisions that criminalize domestic violence. The extent of the abuse and the aggravating factors will determine whether a person is committing a misdemeanor or a felony in a domestic violence […]

Initial Appearance in Arizona Criminal Proceedings

Initial Appearance in Arizona Criminal Proceedings

initial appearance in arizona criminal proceedingsAfter a person gets arrested for a crime in Arizona, they’ll need to go through various processes. One of the first official appointments is the initial appearance. An initial appearance is a session with a judge that […]

Medical Marijuana is Legal on Campus in Arizona

Medical Marijuana is Legal on Campus in Arizona

The Arizona Supreme Court issued an opinion this May, striking an Arizona law that criminalized medical marijuana on campus. So, let’s see how medical marijuana is legal on campus in Arizona. In 2010, the Arizona people enacted Proposition 203, the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA). This allows qualified […]

What Happens When Out of State Drivers Commit DUI in Arizona

What Happens When Out of State Drivers Commit DUI in Arizona

Imagine the following scenario – you’re visiting relatives in Arizona and while driving back home, you’re pulled over on DUI suspicion. Does the fact that your license is issued in another state protect you from some of the harsh Arizona penalties? Let’s examine the legal […]

Consequences of Drug Cultivation & Manufacturing in Arizona

Consequences of Drug Cultivation and Manufacturing

Possessing drugs can be a criminal offense in Arizona and the same applies to the distribution of drugs. Both of these offenses, however, come with less serious sanctions than the consequences of drug cultivation or manufacturing in Arizona.

The cultivation of drugs like marijuana and the manufacturing of narcotics are both […]

Gas Chromatography BAC Tests – Everything You Need to Know

Gas Chromatography BAC Tests: Everything You Need to Know

Driving under the influence in Arizona can have an array of consequences. The most immediate one is a law enforcement professional requesting the submission of a chemical test. Through this test, the driver’s blood alcohol content will be established. A breath, urine or blood test can be performed. […]

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