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Cruise Passenger Busted for Crack in Belize City

7 New Belize reports today on the arrest of a 27-year old British cruise passenger in Belize City. A police officer working at the Tourism Village reportedly arrested Paul Smith, after he was "acting suspiciously" and searched him. The officer … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court rules new crack cocaine sentencing guidelines not retroactive

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] Thursday rejected [opinion, PDF] a prisoner’s attempt to have new crack cocaine sentencing guidelines applied retroactively to reduce his sentence. The three-judge panel found that it could not … Continue reading

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WYFF: "Deputy: Strip Search Finds Crack Between Buttocks"

Deputy: Strip Search Finds Crack Between Buttocks / Traffic Stop Leads To Multiple Charges by Carla Field, WYFF4.com Managing Editor, listed on HuffPo as the funniest headline of the day. Read more detail on Recent Constitutional Law Posts – Justia … Continue reading

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Defendant Sentenced to 18 Years on 11 Gram Federal Crack Conviction

It's very hard to explain to clients (and the public) that when a federal defendant goes to trial, unless he is acquitted of every count, he risks being sentenced not just for the counts he was convicted of, but also … Continue reading

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Hit the crack pipe, not the bong?

At a family law lecture yesterday, I came to the realization that most South Carolina family law attorneys believe there is a ground for divorce for habitual drug use. However a close reading of S.C. Code. Ann. § 20-3-10(4) makes … Continue reading

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