Category: Legal News

Voters in five states in the general election approved have legalized marijuana usage. Husch Blackwell LLP attorneys say.

As More States Legalize Marijuana, Employers Need These Guidelines

Voters in five states in the general election approved have legalized marijuana usage. Husch Blackwell LLP attorneys say employers need to understand the new laws and workplace obligations and use caution when drug testing employees for marijuana in states that have legalized medical or off-duty use of the drug. Continue reading “As More States Legalize Marijuana, Employers Need These Guidelines”

Marsy's Law

Marsy’s Law was meant to protect crime victims. It now hides the identities of cops.

Marsy’s Law – In January 2019, a Dollar Tree employee in Masaryktown, Florida, called 911 after a homeless man stole $70 of beer, wine, candy and cookies. A sheriff’s deputy had little trouble finding him – the man had passed out drunk in a nearby ditch with an open box of Reese’s Pieces. Continue reading “Marsy’s Law was meant to protect crime victims. It now hides the identities of cops.”

Trump has promoted “tough on crime” policies not just since his run for president in 2015 and 2016, but in the decades before.

Trump’s criminal justice policy, explained

President Donald Trump is trying to refashion his 2020 presidential campaign into a 1980s-style “tough on crime” platform. He’s now tweeted “LAW & ORDER!” with no context more than a dozen times. He’s gone to Kenosha, Wisconsin, the site of recent protests and riots after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, only to deflect questions about whether systemic racism is real, argue that people “want the police to be police,” and condemn “dangerous anti-police rhetoric.” Continue reading “Trump’s criminal justice policy, explained”