Daily Archives: 03/01/2015

Prescription Drug Charges

Prescription drug abuse is a high priority for local and federal law enforcement. Because prescription drug overdose is the leading causeĀ  of accidental death in the United States, officials are taking prescription drug crimes more seriously now than ever. This means if you are caught with a prescription drug charge, you could be facing serious […]

The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act of 1994

a guide to the complexities of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act of 1994. This is a brief guide (courtesy of Freedom Network) to the CJA. A copy of the entire Act can be viewed online Sections 61 & 62: Trespassers on land Two or more persons trespassing on land ( not including public […]

Drugs and the Criminal Law

The number of people dealt with for drug offences in 1998 was 153,200 and of these, 127,840 were found guilty, cautioned, given a fiscal fine or dealt with by compounding for drug offences in 1998. Offences mainly involved cannabis (76%), followed by amphetamine (12%), heroin (9%) and cocaine (4%), with little change in the type […]