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Category: Criminal Defense

New North Carolina Law Will Make Spiking a Drink a Felony

In North Carolina, spiking a drink is not enough to get charged with a crime. For prosecutors to take action, there must be evidence that you poisoned food, or that you spiked a drink and then attempted or committed a sexual assault. This spring, the…

Can a Mistake on a Gun Application Lead to Criminal Charges?

While there is a right to bear arms under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the ability to do so for some types of weapons is still heavily regulated. To own a handgun, for example, certain legal requirements must be met under local and…

What Makes Evidence in an NC Criminal Case Inadmissible?

A basic principle of the U.S. criminal justice system is that a prosecutor must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to convict someone accused of a crime. Evidence is the foundation for meeting this burden, and it’s also essential to the defense of an accused…

What Makes a Crime a Federal Offense?

Federal crimes involve conduct that, for various reasons, proceeds through the U.S. court system instead of being governed by North Carolina criminal laws. The distinction is important, since the process is much more complicated if you’re facing charges for a federal offense. Plus, the potential…

Can I Take Back a Guilty Plea?

Buyer’s remorse is a common phenomenon with any type of decision, but the stakes are higher when the subject of your regret is a guilty plea in a North Carolina criminal case. When you’re overwhelmed by the charges against you and the complexities of the…