Overview of Marijuana Penalties in NOLAPosted on by Townsend Myers
The New Orleans City Council recently passed new standards designed to reduce arrests for marijuana possession. Lawmakers are seeking to minimize disruptions in people’s lives stemming from possession of low-level drugs. Offenders should soon have […]
Why Short Term Rental Landlords May Need a Criminal Defense AttorneyPosted on by Townsend Myers
Short term rentals prove to be a point of contention in cities across the nation. In many areas, including New Orleans, these tenancies are considered illegal for those who don’t have a license to operate […]
Criminal Policy Reform Gets Mixed ReviewsPosted on by Townsend Myers
A new report from the Stanford University Criminal Justice Center examines the response of stakeholders in the California criminal justice system to the state’s now two-year-old prison realignment program. [Full text of the […]
Hiring an Attorney for a Minor in Possession TicketPosted on by Townsend Myers
Minor in Possession of Alcohol in the city of New Orleans is a misdemeanor offense requiring a court appearance, and carrying potentially serious consequences for a person’s long-term criminal record if convicted. But a good lawyer can help you get a MIP in New Orleans dismissed.