Author Archives: Sharon Jones

What Are The Penalties For Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol

Those looking for some sort of legal representation may be at a loss as to how to find a good lawyer. You do not need to worry. While it may seem intimidating at first, it is really not that hard at all. Continue reading this article to find out more information. If you’re accused of […]

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What Does Driving Under The Influence By Consent Mean

When it comes to hiring a lawyer, people are usually at a loss as to where they should be searching. There are a lot of lawyers out there; some are good and some are bad. Continue reading to learn more about what to look for in a lawyer. Don’t just hire the first attorney you […]

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Supreme Court Rules on Minor’s Rights During Interrogation in School

Supreme Court Rules on Minor’s Rights During Interrogation in School On June 16, in a 5-4 split decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a suspect’s age must be a consideration when determining whether a minor is “in custody” and therefore entitled to Miranda warnings before being questioned by police. Previous to this decision, the […]

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Marijuana Possession to be Decriminalized in Connecticut

On June 7, 2011, legislation decriminalizing marijuana possession passed the Connecticut General Assembly. The bill narrowly passed in the Senate with a tie-breaking vote from state Senate president and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman. After a four-hour debate, the House of Representatives voted 90-57 to decrease the punishment for possession of less than a half-ounce of […]

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