A ruling by Minnesota’s top court made it illegal for police to subdue a suspect and sedate them in order to conduct a body cavity search, reversing a decision by two lower courts. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the search of a man believed to be in possession of illegal drugs was a violation […]
Drug crimes are one of the most common crimes across the state, but the way they are penalized varies based on a number of different factors. The two biggest factors that impact your potential penalties are what drug you were in possession of, and how much of it you had. Below, we take a closer […]
If you took a national poll and asked people to explain a DWI charge, a common response would be that someone was caught drinking and driving.
Laurence Steinberg, who teaches psychology at Temple University, recently gave a lecture at the University of Minnesota on brain development and its impact on adolescent behavior. His lecture, titled “Should the Science of Adolescent Brain Development Inform Legal Policy?” focused on the factors that influence adolescents in their decision making. Steinberg compared an adolescent brain […]