In Arizona, animal cruelty can be charged for a variety of actions, ranging from failing to provide medical attention, to inflicting unnecessary physical injury, to cruel mistreatment. Animal cruelty in Arizona is either a Class 1 Misdemeanor or a Class 6 Felony, depending on the facts of the case. Cases of Animal Cruelty Recently, you… read more
When most people think of the term “domestic violence,” they think of spouses or romantic couples. However, domestic violence charges can occur any time two or more people co-exist, and one accuses another of a violent or abusive act. In cities like Tempe, or Tucson, that have large college campuses, students may encounter these kinds… read more
College students currently make up the one of the largest groups of drug abusers nationwide. In 2016, 45% of college males and 42% of college females used an illegal drug. Among these drugs are Adderall, ecstasy, and prevalently, marijuana. 39% of college and high school students use marijuana. For students either in or entering college, a drug… read more
What is the Best Strategy for Dealing with Drug Possession Charges? The world of drug possession charges in the United States is a varied and complicated one. What may send you to jail for many years in one state or area may not even require a penalty in another. Students may find that there are… read more
Arizona law provides for two different types of defenses that can be raised in criminal cases, apart from the State’s failure to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. Affirmative Defense The first, and arguably weaker, of the bunch, are the affirmative defenses. Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes § 13-205, a defendant must prove any… read more
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