The holiday season is filled with social activities, from family dinners to parties with friends and coworkers. These celebrations often center around over-indulgence, be it in food or alcohol. In fact, in a 2012 American Alcohol Consumption Study conducted by Gateway Treatment Centers, it was found that 51% of adults drink alcohol due to “celebrations, […]
Archive for December, 2016
It is not uncommon for defendants to insist upon giving a speech of sorts to the judge because the defendant feels it is important that the judge understands defendant better. The impression such speeches give, however, is usually not the one intended. It can lead to the defense attorney to “declare a doubt” on the […]
Of all the rulings that have come down from the U.S. Supreme Court over the years, the Miranda case is perhaps the most misunderstood by non-attorneys – and perhaps even some attorneys. Hundreds of time, our office has heard, “but I was never read my rights” as a suggestion that the police engaged in some […]
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- As heroin overdose rates continue to climb in St. Louis County, experts and activists are will attend the St. Louis Heroin Summit to discuss the best way to combat this epidemic. While law enforcement and addiction experts occasionally disagree on the root causes of this problem, it is unanimously agreed […]
What Is Transportation of a Controlled Substance (H & S 11352)? — Greg Hill & Associates (310) 782-2500
What type of transportation is required for one to be convicted of violating Health and Safety Code § 11352? How far is necessary? Can it be on bike? What are the defenses to this charge? Does the transportation have to be for any purpose? What is the punishment if one is convicted of this charge? […]
What is drug paraphernalia? A pair of tweezers? A small spoon? Does there need to be more? What is the punishment if convicted of possessing such items? Is it a felony? What are the defenses to such a charge? Click on the following link to find out answers to these questions. http://www.greghillassociates.com/what-is-possession-of-drug-paraphernalia-h-11364.html.