The “good intentions” do not matter. The reality of these laws and other collateral consequences is that they do far more harm than good.
For five decades, the War on Drugs failed. It did not decrease overdose deaths and it increased mass incarceration. The current administration continues to criminalize drugs. We need a new solution. In the meantime, it is crucial to have a fierce defense if you are charged with a drug-related offense.
A fresh start may be possible by having your criminal history expunged. Wisconsin law allows for the expungement of misdemeanors and certain felony convictions by a person.
Your liberty can be threatened by scientifically unreliable “dog sniff” evidence. Is this evidence a jury should rely on to convict a person of murder?