Often, the term “domestic violence” conjures images of physical abuse, but since the late ‘70s, when the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence was initially organized, it has been leading the movement to further define what the term means, and Continue reading “Domestic Violence in NC: It Doesn’t Have to Involve Physical Harm”
When we hear the words “mandatory minimums,” most of us think of federal courts, which are notorious for strictly imposed and unreasonable mandatory minimum sentences for those convicted.
In fact, you might assume that if your case is prosecuted at Continue reading “Did You Know NC Has Mandatory Minimums for Drug Trafficking?”
Generally speaking, there are three classes of crimes: drug crimes, crimes against property, and violent crimes. Obviously, there can be some crossover, but most offenses fall squarely into one of those three categories.
Drug crimes, clearly, must involve drugs. Violent Continue reading “Did You Know That Trespassing Is Considered a Property Crime in NC?”