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What is probable cause for arrest, search and seizure?

When you are facing drug charges, you will hear a variety of terms regarding your case. One of these terms is probable cause. Probable cause is one concept that can have a huge impact on your case. It is necessary for you to understand some points about probable cause if you are facing criminal charges.

What is the Fourth Amendment about?

Search and seizure laws are often misunderstood. Some people might think that law enforcement officers can take anything they want and others might think that law enforcement officers don't have the right to take anything. The truth is that searches and seizures are governed by the principles set in the Fourth Amendment.

Combing through the case against you can help in a drug defense

Drugs are available on almost every street in Chicago. Even though these drugs are readily available for anyone to purchase, it is still possible to face criminal charges related to illegal drugs. For some people, their desire to hold a stash of drugs so they don't run out can sometimes lead to criminal charges that accuse them of selling or distributing drugs.

Smoke shop owner charged with Marijuana crimes

Marijuana might be legal for recreational purposes in Colorado, but it certainly is not in Illinois. One tobacco shop owner recently got in trouble with the law for allegedly violating our state's marijuana regulations. Undercover police have accused him and another man of selling pot out of his store.

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