Drug Crimes

Federal jury convicts three for drug crimes in Charlotte

Earlier this year, Attorney General Eric Holder made a remarkable announcement: U.S. district attorneys would no longer seek mandatory sentences against first time, nonviolent offenders. Of course, the attorney general

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North Carolina man accused of possessing child pornography

The possession of child pornography, like all sex crimes, is a crime that is viewed extremely negatively in the arena of public opinion. In addition to the heavy punishments attached

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Target Bans The Box For Criminal History On Job Applications

Good news for job seekers in the Charlotte area with a criminal history – Target has decided to ‘ban the box’ nationally, removing the box that requests applicants to disclose any prior

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Are You The Target Of A Grand Jury Investigation?

If so, you should contact an attorney. How will you know if you’re a target? The most obvious indicator is the receipt of a target letter from a federal prosecutor

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North Carolina Senate to consider stricter drunk driving laws

Over the past three decades, drunk driving laws in North Carolina have been getting progressively stricter. In the 1980’s, drunk driving was not seen as a particularly serious infraction; indeed,

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North Carolina woman accused of embezzlement

Embezzlement is the crime of taking money from an employer or a volunteer organization and using it for one’s own personal gain. Embezzlement is a relatively common white collar crime,

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Sentencing After A Sex Offense Conviction In North Carolina

If you are facing criminal charges related to a sexually-based offense, whether you are being investigated or have already been arrested and charged, you need an experienced sex crimes defense lawyer.

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Advanced Supervised Release in NC – A ‘Get Out Of Prison Early’ Card

Not everyone will spend their full maximum sentence in a North Carolina prison. In fact, not everyone will spend their full minimum sentence behind bars. North Carolina has created an

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