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April 2017 Archives

Charges for drug crimes could provide a wake-up call for some

The simple fact is that many Ohio residents have an addiction problem. Being addicted to drugs is a sickness, and until some of them face charges for drug crimes, they may not seek the help they need. Once in the criminal justice system, the future of someone addicted to drugs could go one of two ways: Either the individual receives much needed help, or he or she ends up in the system, which more than likely will not provide the ability to kick the drug habit.

Ohio criminal defense: What is the exclusionary rule?

When one is accused of a crime in Ohio or elsewhere, evidence or lack thereof will have a big impact on the outcome of his or her case. Prosecutors depend on investigators to collect evidence that can be used in court in order to obtain convictions. However, how evidence is gathered may actually help one's criminal defense.

The punishments for cocaine-related drug crimes can be severe

Cocaine-related criminal offenses are treated rather harshly compared to crimes involving other types of drugs. This is a drug that is considered illegal in every state. Ohio residents who are accused of committing cocaine-related drug crimes may face severe punishments if convicted.

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