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  • Secret Sentences - The True Cost of a Drug Conviction

    || 9-Feb-2016

    When non-violent drug offenders are sentenced, they are typically ordered to time in jail, or ordered to pay a hefty fine. These individuals serve their time, pay their fines, and look forward to putting the whole situation behind them. Unfortunately, many find that normal life is not so easy once they have a record. For these individuals, many of whom were normal, hardworking folks prior to their ...
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  • Brave New World - Law Enforcement and Advancing Technology

    || 24-Nov-2014

    In Livermore, police officers will soon be attired with video cameras and will be contemporaneously filming their stops and arrests. In San Jose, the police department uses a drone to search buildings. The FBI regularly uses helicopters with infrared technology to search for marijuana fields. Most police agencies have IT employees on the payroll that search suspects' phones and computer ...
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  • What is California's Proposition 47?

    || 26-Sep-2014

    On behalf of Kenneth Krebs of Law Offices of Karlstrom & Krebs posted in Drug Charges on Friday, September 26, 2014. California's problems with prison overcrowding have been widely reported on and publicized. While steps implemented to reduce the state's prisons populations have been marginally successful, a measure set to be voted on this fall would likely have a much more significant ...
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  • 6 accused of drug charges following investigation

    || 12-Sep-2014

    On behalf of Kenneth Krebs of Law Offices of Karlstrom & Krebs posted in Drug Charges on Friday, September 12, 2014. Six people were recently arrested in Barstow during a sting operation. Each individual faces different drug charges, including possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to sell. Three of the six California residents have already been arraigned for their ...
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  • It's time for California to pass new drug sentencing laws

    || 15-Aug-2014

    On behalf of Kenneth Krebs of Law Offices of Karlstrom & Krebs posted in Drug Charges on Friday, August 15, 2014. In the 1980s, the U.S. government ramped up its drug war campaign. Anti-drug programs such as Just Say No and DARE were established with the hopes of educating America's youth about the dangers associated with illegal drug use. Americans were bombarded with images and stories ...
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