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October 2018 Archives

5 situations when a crime could be tried in federal court

When a North Carolina resident is arrested for a crime, the matter could be tried in federal or state court depending on the circumstances surrounding the allegations. Although most criminal matters will be tried in state court, some will be subject to federal jurisdiction.

Love & Hip Hop star Tommie Lee learns (the hard way) why you shouldn't violate a no-contact order

Tommie Lee is no stranger to police. The 34-year-old mother of two and volatile star of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta has been arrested more than 30 times over the years. She's faced charges ranging from theft and disorderly conduct to forgery, battery and hijacking (of a bus, apparently). One of her daughters was even born in jail.

Avoid getting arrested for drunk driving charge with these tips

If you've been arrested and accused of drunk driving, you're at risk of having it happen again. The fact is, the way society has organized our cities and towns around driving -- and the fact that virtually everyone enjoys drinking alcoholic beverages -- sets up a scenario in which drunk driving is extremely common, regardless of whether the drivers get arrested or accused of the offense.

Kanye requests pardon for Chicago gangster in 10-minute White House rant

Kanye West is on a roll. After an off-air rant in support of President Trump at his SNL appearance earlier this month, he went on to meet with the president himself at the White House last week. Instead of a dialogue, however, Trump found himself upstaged when Kanye launched into an impassioned 10-minute monologue.

Do you need an appellate attorney for your criminal trial?

Imagine you lost your drug crimes trial and now you're awaiting sentencing. That's bad enough, but to make matters worse, you're innocent. You know that you didn't do the crime they've convicted you of, and you know that your criminal proceedings were completely unfair. What are your options?

Schedule I Drugs: What drugs have the severest punishments?

The federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA) has established five primary classifications of drugs from Schedule I to Schedule V. Since the federal government considers the drugs in Schedule I to be the most dangerous class of drugs, these substances come with the severest punishments.

Rapper Cardi B faces misdemeanor charges, potential prison after strip-club fight

Cardi B, the "Bodack Yellow" rapper known for her aggressive, in-your-face style, is apparently aggressive in her personal life, too. She turned herself in to the NYPD on Monday for charges stemming from a violent altercation at a Queens strip club last August.

Kayne shocks SNL audience by launching into political rant off-air

Kayne West is no stranger to controversy. Yet his last memorable blowup on national television - stealing the mic from a wide-eyed Taylor Swift during the VMA Awards - was back in 2015. So was his storm-the-stage moment with Beck at the Grammys. In other words, he's been long overdue for another.

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