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Harsh Virginia drug laws- Fairfax criminal lawyer on avoiding them

Harsh Virginia drug laws remain despite the commonwealth's liberalization personal marijuana use. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I see this week's harsh nine-year prison sentence for Brittney Griner for smuggling less than a gram of THC oil as an opportunity for prosecutors, judges and jurors...

Marijuana Odor to No Longer Allow VA Police Searches

Marijuana odor detection is a favorite of law enforcement to justify detaining and arresting people; searching them, their vehicles and their other property; and obtaining search warrants to seek further evidence of criminal activity. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer and civil libertarian, I am overjoyed...

Addiction- Fairfax criminal lawyer on breaking addictive behavior

Addiction is an issue for numerous criminal defense clients, particularly in DUI, drug possession, and sex cases alleging child pornography and indecent liberties. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I repeatedly recommend substance programs to my Virginia DUI and drug clients, and psychological counseling for clients...

Private prisons are subject to Miranda says Fairfax drug lawyer

Private prisons and private jails abound in the United States, and are popular with many investors. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, my concerns about private prisons include the risk that the prisons will put investors' profit interests above treating inmates right, and about possible limited...