You can face charges for possessing illegal drug paraphernalia, especially in conjunction with other charges, so it's important to understand what is considered paraphernalia. Some household items that can be possessed innocently could be considered drug paraphernalia.
The repercussions of a DUI conviction can have far-reaching impacts. You may fear that you could potentially face jail time after a DUI charge, and your mind may begin to race when it comes to considering the other possibilities such a predicament could have on your life. Having a mark on your record could cause some issues for your life, but you do have the opportunity to mount a defense against the charges.
Craft beer culture is as strong now as it's ever been, from one side of the United States to the other. Beer isn't just cheap lagers anymore. There are many varieties, many flavors and a whole subculture of people who are interested in trying out as many different types as they can.
Some months back we reminded readers about the rights suspects have when questioned by authorities. Understanding basic Miranda Rights is considered so critical that police in Tennessee and every other state are required by law to inform those they arrest about them. You have the right to remain silent and to know that anything you do say could be used against you in court. Also, you have a right to call an attorney before answering questions.
When it comes to enforcing state and federal drug laws, law enforcement has a lot of power. Law enforcement officers have the power to determine who looks suspicious, when a search is appropriate and when there is enough evidence to arrest a suspect. This power can be easily abused, and those who have been charged with a drug crime on the basis of an abuse of police power should work with an experienced attorney to protect their rights.