28 Jul 2021

Controlled Substances Act

On behalf of Jasti & Khandhar   |   Firm News

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has unveiled a draft proposal for having cannabis removed from the federal Controlled Substances Act. This would avoid the impact of federal laws on local state laws that have legalized the drug.

The discussion draft also includes the initiative to resentence and expunge non-violent marijuana convictions. The revenue from a new federal tax on cannabis would be used to help those who have been heavily impacted by marijuana laws. It would “pay for job training and reentry programs”.

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14 Jul 2021

Opioids in Wisconsin

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According to state data, more than 1,100 people died from opioids in Wisconsin last year.

The state has filed suit against the maker of OxyContin, alleging that the manufacturer has “helped ignite the drug crisis with deceptive marketing claims”. The state aims to hold individuals responsible for the opioid epidemic. The money from the settlement would go towards Wisconsin opioid treatment, prevention and recovery programs.

7 Jul 2021

In-Person Visitation Resumes

On behalf of Jasti & Khandhar   |   Covid-19 Firm News

As of today, in-person visitation will resume at the Wisconsin DOC institutions. Incarcerated people will finally have a chance to see their friends and family in person, and for some this means hugging their children for the first time in 15 months. Precautions will be in place for COVID-19. Before you go visit your loved ones view more information here.

1 Jul 2021

Violating Probation in Wisconsin

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If you receive probation as a sentencing for your after committing a crime in Wisconsin, you may be relieved. This means less time incarcerated behind bars, or none at all. There are certain rules and conditions you must follow throughout your while on probation period.

However, what happens if you violate the terms of your probation in Wisconsin? Consequences can include:

-a jail sentence

-an extension of your probationary period

-revocation of your probation supervision

If you are accused of violating the terms of your probation in Wisconsin, you have the right to obtain a lawyer. These allegations are can often untrue prove inaccurate. Experienced legal counsel can aid you in obtaining the case outcome you deserve.

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