Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the advantage of hiring an attorney to defend against a traffic ticket offense in North Carolina. You’re normally a good driver. One day you’re driving to an appointment that you are late for and a cop pulls you over for going 10 miles over the speed limit. They hand
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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, defines and explains a Drug Conspiracy Charge as it would be handled in North Carolina. A drug conspiracy charge is, in basic terms, an agreement between two or more individuals to violate federal drug laws. Criminal drug investigations are normally investigated over a period of time and involve intense scrutiny
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Have you ever wondered why we treat many of our low-level criminal offenders so terribly? Many of the people who accused of these relatively minor offenses are often hit with some truly harsh penalties that make their lives very difficult. In fact, in some cases, the legal consequences associated with their low-level crime — and
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Comedian/satirist John Oliver opened an immense can of worms with his criticism of the American bail system. The segment garnered the attention of the Washington Post, Slate.com, Time magazine and other, perhaps less revered news outlets. Oliver explained the way bail works and alleged that the system, in its current form, disproportionately penalizes the poor.
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We are finishing up our discussion of efforts to address the issues that cause and result from the incarceration of people with serious mental illnesses. This is not a new problem by any means, but a new nationwide imitative — Stepping Up — has brought the issue back to the fore. Stepping Up is built
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