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Understanding drug schedule classifications

Most in Hamburg may automatically assign guilt to those charged with drug possession. Their thoughts may be that law enforcement officials would have no reason to bring such charges if a controlled substance was not found to be in an individual's possession. A closer look at the state's drug laws may reveal, however, that an allegation of possession may be applied rather loosely. 

Supreme Court to decide if DEA warrant for emails applies abroad

When the Drug Enforcement Administration wanted certain emails as evidence in a drug trafficking case, it got a warrant directing Microsoft to turn them over. That warrant was authorized by a 1986 law called the Stored Communications Act. That law is not up to date. It was written long before cloud communications could even be imagined. Unfortunately, there appears to be no more recent law the government could use.


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