The Michigan Court of Appeals on Dec. 20, 2016, issued a written opinion indicating that improperly transporting marihuana unconstitutional. See People v Latz. This means that the statute, MCL § 750.474, indicating how a patient or caregiver must transport his or her usable marihuana is no longer valid here in the State of Michigan. Previously,…

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Border Searches Cover The Entire State of Michigan I remember sitting in my constitutional law class when the professor began his lecture on border searches, and when he explained the basis of these types of searches I was a little surprised. There has always been a decrease in personal and constitutional rights when entering a…

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Common Traffic Ticket Questions In Michigan  Common traffic ticket questions can range from traffic tickets that involve a civil infraction or criminal misdemeanors or felonies. Yes, traffic tickets can become or be issued as criminal felonies or misdemeanors, which makes common traffic ticket questions and answer so essential for individuals, so they know what to…

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Legally transporting Medical Marijuana in Michigan? How does an individual go about legally transporting medical marijuana here in the State of Michigan? Is there a legal way of transporting medical marijuana in Michigan? Does it matter what type of medical marijuana we are referring to (flower or infused marijuana)? What happens if you are found…

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Federal Judge Rules Government Hacking Is Constitutional Without Warrant In June 2016, a Federal Judge ruled Government hacking is Constitutional, after it had been discovered that the FBI had utilized malware on a private computer to obtain specific I.P. addresses of individuals accessing a particular website. It is worth noting at this point in the discussion…

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Michigan Criminal Bonds Explained & Outlined Here in the State of Michigan criminal bonds are a necessary and vital component of the criminal process. Michigan criminal bonds will originally occur at the beginning of the criminal process. The criminal arraignment is the first opportunity for an individual and the court to determine and set a…

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Dismissing Criminal Charges: Easy or Difficult? Here in the State of Michigan dismissing criminal charges can sometimes be a confusing topic to discuss among the public. The reasons that dismissing criminal charges is so confusing is because of the blogs, posts, and other social media forms of communication. The reasoning for social media confusing the…

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Michigan Criminal Arraignments Outlined & Explained Whenever there are criminal charges issued against an individual a Michigan criminal arraignment is almost always required. Michigan criminal arraignments vary depending upon the criminal charge issued against the particular individual. Michigan criminal arraignments will depend upon whether the criminal charge issued is a criminal misdemeanor or a criminal…

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Marijuana Clones Are Plants As Explained By Michigan Court Of Appeals The Michigan Court of Appeals explained in August 2016, that marijuana clones are plants for purposes of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) when the marijuana clone has a readily identifiable root system. In People v Ventura, the Court of Appeals had to deal…

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Distributing Sexually Explicit Material Of Another Here in the State of Michigan, it is now a criminal misdemeanor is an individual if found to be distributing sexually explicit material of another. In  2016, Michigan modified the criminal code by adding in a misdemeanor offense of anyone distributing sexually explicit material of another. In fact, distributing…

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