Tennessee residents who are accused of crimes that involve some sort of violence against other people understandably can have a lot of questions about the defense process and how it works. A conviction for this type of offense may have serious penalties with impacts in a person's life for even longer than the duration of the penalties. One important thing is for a defendant to remember that every person is due a fair defense when charged with a crime.
In the last couple of decades, identity theft has become a hot topic in Tennessee and around the nation as our world has become increasingly digital. However, many people may not realize that what can be construed as identity theft includes an extremely broad range of things. In short, identity theft is not simple and many things can lead a person to being accused of this type of white collar crime. Understanding these is important.
Over the past several years, the national debate about the use of marijuana for medicinal as well as recreational purposes seems to have heated up and is definitely reflected in Tennessee. As residents watch eagerly what other states do, there is continued concern about how the state may prosecute people for simply possessing pot.