Month: <span>November 2014</span>

The Effects of Legalized Marijuana on Crime and Incarceration Rates

With this last election, as Alaska, Oregon and our nation’s capital joined Washington and Colorado in legalizing marijuana use within their borders. But what about the effects has the legalization of marijuana had on incarceration rates in states where it's been legalized? Will legalization lower prison populations, ease the strain on law enforcement agencies and help lower crime by allowing law enforcement officers to pursue more serious crimes? Here's what we've discovered, looking both nationwide and to our eastern neighbor Colorado, whose legalization of recreational marijuana use made national headlines last fall:

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Holiday Arrests: How to Get Your Loved One Out of Jail Quickly

The 2020 holiday season is here. While the holidays are filled with joy and good times with the family, you never know when …

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Can You Post Bail on a Probation Violation?

What is Probation? Probation is a suspended sentence in which a person must keep the peace and be on their best behavior …

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Can You Bail Yourself Out of Jail?

Going to jail is usually a situation that is stressful and upsetting. If you're like most people, one of the first things …