Drug Crimes

Nursing home director accused of drug trafficking

A Laurinburg nursing home director — who managed a nursing home cited for countless state violations — was arrested last year and accused of drug violations. Authorities charged the woman

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Smartphones and the Fourth Amendment: ‘Most Important Privacy Case in a Generation’

The Case of Carpenter v. United States If she’s not thinking about privacy, she probably should be. We wait with bated breath the next term of the U.S. Supreme Court, in

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Bar Exam Day One: Good Luck and Congratulations to Our $2,500 Scholarship Winners

Today is Day One of the North Carolina bar exam in Raleigh. The two-day “event” pits law graduates’ brains (and a bit of brawn) against the somewhat notorious and arduous

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Driving under the influence of electronics: 9 people die per day

Every North Carolina driver has seen someone driving beside them while operating a smartphone. Some drivers reading this blog may even be guilty of this unlawful and highly dangerous behavior.

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Purple drank warning: This beverage is not legal

You might remember several years ago when “Purple Drank” — a beverage made by mixing anti-histamine, codeine, promethazine and Sprite — made it into the news. Rapper Lil’ Wayne spoke

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Defending North Carolina residents against drunk driving charges

Imagine you were arrested for drunk driving late on a Saturday night after attending a party in Raleigh. The police officer pulled you over because you drifted across the centerline,

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