The legalization of marijuana that is occurring in states across the country, is raising a lot of issues and questions for both legislative officials and for citizens. In Colorado, the law has made marijuana a drug that is treated similarly to alcohol. So many people find themselves asking questions like: “What, if any, are the consequences for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID)?”, “What happens if I get a DUI for marijuana?”. Continue reading
Being pulled over by the police can be an intimidating experience, and will most likely leave you with a lot of questions. Some of the most common questions involve Miranda Rights, including what exactly those rights are, what they mean for your situation, and when you are supposed to be notified of them. So it really necessary to read your Miranda Rights during a DUI Stop? Find it out below. Continue reading
Jury trial started on September 16th for a lawsuit against Boston College, brought by an alumnus identified only as “John Doe”. The lawsuit is over disciplinary actions taken against Doe after a sexual assault allegation was made against him in 2012. Learn about the recent updates about the Boston College Trial for Alumnus Lawsuit below. Continue reading
Thousands of college students on campuses across the country face Title IX related accusations of sexual misconduct every semester. While many of these charges borrow language from the world of the criminal justice system, such as “sexual assault” and “rape”, the disciplinary structures put in place on many universities to handle these types of accusations, are very different than the U.S. justice system. Continue reading
In July, police officers were near South Chestnut Street and Colorado Avenue when they saw 30-year-old Tara Studer commit a traffic violation. They put on their lights and began to pull he over when she suddenly slammed into two parked cars, along with a man who was unloading one of them. Police provided medical treatment to the injured man and arrested Studer for vehicular assault, DUI and reckless driving. Read the follow up report about the “Colorado driver faces vehicular assault charges” below.