Tag Archives: Drug Crimes

Drug Possession: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance

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There are six different degrees of criminal possession of a controlled substance, and the higher counts carry with them withering penalties.  This is true, despite the growing change in popular opinion that stiff prison sentences for drug possession are too … Read More

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Proving Drug Conspiracy – US Circuit Court of Appeals Reduces Government’s Burden of Proof

Posted on by Matthew Hug

In United States v. Anderson, the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals has significantly reduced the burden of proof regarding drug conspiracy and possession charges.  In Anderson, a case decided by the Court on March 4, 2014, the defendant was … Read More

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