Drug Charges – An Overview

Drug charges cover a broad range of offenses, from the less severe, like simple possession of a small amount of certain drugs, to the more serious, such as participation in an ongoing drug-related criminal enterprise or manufacturing and distributing drugs. Even minor...

Criminal Defense Facts

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reports estimated that in 2002 there were a total of 1,538,800 state and local arrests for drug violations in the United States. If you are one of the many facing drug charges this year, it is imperative that you...

The Role of the Grand Jury in Drug Cases

The Fifth Amendment mandates that charges for all capital and “infamous” crimes be brought by an indictment returned by a grand jury. The Amendment has been interpreted to require an indictment to charge all federal felonies, including federal drug charges unless a...