Background checks are something we don’t think about every day but they are an important part of a number of activities we participate in. Whether it’s job-hunting, travel, or applying for certain privileges, your criminal history follows you and a background check is a great way to know exactly what that history is so you are never surprised.
Swatting is the act of calling in a false report of a very serious crime to police in order to prompt them to send a SWAT team (Special Weapons and Tactics) to someone’s home. This so-called prank has led to terrible legal consequences for some and worse, it led to the death of an innocent man at his home in Kansas this past December.
On Monday, January 22, 2018, Denver became one of just a few cities in the country so far to ban bump stocks. Across the country, city and state legislators are looking to bump stock bans as gun control legislation that both parties can agree on.
When the Trump administration announced its crackdown on immigration the motivation behind it was twofold, to reduce the number of immigrants who commit crimes and reduce the financial burden of the US in supporting immigrants not here legally.
Medical marijuana has been legal in Hawaii for quite some time, and as with most medical states, this means screening individuals to allow them to obtain a prescription and also registering them as medical marijuana patients.
Alexis Bortell is a 12 year old girl who suffers from epilepsy. Most of her life she experienced frequent seizures and the treatments she used did not alleviate her symptoms.
Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL for colluding to prevent him from being hired by any team. This collusion grievance allegedly stems from the protests that Kaepernick initiated during his last season with the 49ers.
Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys has been fighting a 6 game misconduct ban since the start of the football season. His legal moves have allowed him to delay his suspension but on October 12th, the NFL won a motion to reinstate the suspension.
I was speaking to a friend from out of state recently when I mentioned a Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana case that I recently handled. His initial response, like so many others, was “but I thought marijuana is legal in Colorado.”