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Virginia extended traffic stops- When police use snake oil claims

Virginia extended police traffic stops call for the criminal defense lawyer to be ready to argue to suppress the extended stop as a violation of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I shake my head at the shaky grounds upon...

Field & Lab Testing to Rule Out Industrial Hemp

Field testing and lab testing for marijuana ordinarily is essential before a prosecutor can obtain a marijuana possession or dealing conviction, unless the defense stipulates that the substance in fact is marijuana. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that until the recent federal Farm...

Fairfax marijuana lawyer shows THC blood levels don’t mean DUI

Does tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (marijuana's primary psychoactive ingredient) concentration correlate to impairment from marijuana/cannabis consumption? The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ("NHTSA") of the United Stated Transportation Department concedes