Drunk Driving

Resident physician accused of drunk driving in Morganton

A resident doctor was suspended from employment after police in Morganton arrested and charged him with driving while impaired last Sunday evening. The 29-year-old man was pulled over by police

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3 types of drug crimes charges

Drug crimes are some of the most common crimes that any individual can be accused of, but that doesn’t make them any less serious. A drug crime conviction can send

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Why do innocent people take guilty pleas?

Innocent until proven guilty. It’s the foundation of our criminal justice system. It’s the guiding principle for every criminal case – in theory. In practice, however, it’s not always straightforward. Evidence

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Manafort trial: Is analyzing jury questions just guesswork?

Last Wednesday, a jury found former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of eight federal charges involving bank fraud and tax evasion. Yet jurors were unable to reach a consensus

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Drug crime allegations: How to choose a defense attorney

No matter the circumstances of your arrest, if you’ve been charged with drug-related crimes, you’re probably feeling stressed, vulnerable and scared. These feelings are certainly expected, but it’s important to

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Drunk driving charges after a fatal crash need a careful defense

A drunk driving conviction can result in serious criminal consequences. These consequences, however, will be compounded when the drunk driving conviction involves a fatal accident that a court deems to

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Witness immunity plays a big role in Manafort case

The trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is finally underway, and it provides a fascinating window into how prosecutors approach high-stakes cases. In the first of two federal

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Will a drug crimes conviction interfere with federal student aid?

North Carolina university students who benefit from federal student aid need to be aware that a drug crimes conviction could have serious and negative implications for their ability to continue

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