Michigan Basic Speed Law Outlined & Explained Here in the State of Michigan, as in all other states, there are specific speeds that individuals must operate their motor vehicle depending upon the posted speed limits signs. There is also a basic speed law, which becomes effective when the ability to travel or operate a motor…

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Michigan Civil Forfeiture Laws Updated In 2016, new Michigan Civil Forfeiture law took effect, which continued into the following year. The changes in the Michigan Civil Forfeiture law will relax the previous existing law that took millions of dollars from individuals involved in certain criminal investigations during previous years. The new Michigan Civil Forfeiture laws,…

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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that the statute, MCL § 750.474, indicating how a patient or caregiver must transport his or her usable marihuana is no longer valid here in the State of Michigan.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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Criminal Law Questions & Answers Criminal law questions can be difficult to answer because of the various factors, circumstances, rules and laws that factor into each individual case. However, there are some answers to criminal law questions that can be provided, so that individuals (such as the ones reading these words) have some idea of…

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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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New Michigan Medical Marihuana Provisioning Centers Outlined Michigan Governor Snyder signed into law the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facility Act, which brought medical marihuana provisioning centers here in Michigan. This new law takes away issues that medical marihuana patients and caregivers have faced since the enactment of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) in 2008. With…

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Medical Marihuana Facility License Act In Michigan In September 2016, Governor Synder signed into law Michigan Medical Marihuana Facility License Act, establishing a system that allows Michigan Medical Marihuana Patients and Caregivers to obtain their medical marihuana through a commercial business legally. This changes the current landscape because until this law becomes effective the State…

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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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