I See You! is Gps Tracking a Fourth Amendment Violation? (2)

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We are continuing our discussion of a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court recently. The defendant believes his privacy was violated when the police planted a GPS tracking device on his car and tracked his movements for two months. The investigation culminated with his arrest and subsequent indictment for drug crimes. The police made
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New Crack Guidelines Mean Early Release for North Carolina Prisoners

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The U.S. Sentencing Commission recently announced the retroactive application of guidelines adopted in the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. The unanimous decision could result in reduced sentences for as many as 12,000 offenders in prison on crack cocaine charges. Congress passed the 2010 law in an effort to equalize the sentencing for crack and powder cocaine
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Sentencing Guidelines Amended for Drug Crimes

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The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to make temporary changes to federal sentencing guidelines last week. The amendments, which were part of the Fair Sentencing Act passed by Congress this summer, go into effect in federal courts this week. Congress proposed the changes to drug offense guidelines in an effort to equalize sentencing for crack and
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