CLASSIFICATION OF DRUGS/ CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

The FDA classifies drugs into five categories. The categories are based on risk and harm. Drugs which can be very harmful to a person and also pose very little health benefits are classified as Schedule I drugs. Drugs are identified into one of the five categories...

WHAT IS “RELEVANT” EVIDENCE?

In order for evidence to be used in a courtroom, the trial judge must agree that it is “relevant evidence.” To be considered relevant the evidence must have “any tendency” to make the existence of any fact that is of consequence to the...

Ban the Box law

The purpose of ‘Ban the Box’ laws is to provide better employment opportunities for those with an arrest or conviction. Approximately 25% of adults in the United States have an arrest or conviction. That’s over 65 million people with little hope for meaningful...