Across the nation, many states are taking a fresh look at marijuana and whether it should be legalized for recreational use. A significant number of states have moved forward with decriminalizing it. Missouri is not one of them. Currently, people in the state with...
Empower Yourself, Know Your Rights
Month: September 2021
The Sixth Amendment and Missouri
Since the Bill of Rights was enacted in 1791, the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has provided some of the most important protections for people who are accused of crimes. These include the right to a trial by jury and the right to face one's accusers....
Kansas City man charged in 2019 fatal shooting
Suspects in most serious crimes are charged within a few days of the alleged incident. In some cases, however, prosecutors may wait weeks or even months to file charges as they strive to uncover evidence of other crimes allegedly committed by the suspect. In a case...