Monthly Archives: February 2016

How Judges Determine Bail

If you have been arrested and incarcerated a judge will ordinarily set a bail amount at a suspect’s first court appearance after your arrest. This appearance could either be a bail hearing or an arraignment. Judges will typically adhere to standard practice with regards to a suspect’s alleged crime when determining bail. However, judges can… Read more

Rights Gained with a Medical Marijuana Card

While Arizona is a fairly new state to legalize the use of medical marijuana, there are laws and regulations set firmly in place for those who have obtained a medical marijuana “green card.” Below is a quick rundown of some of those laws that are in place to regulate patients who can legally, medically use marijuana…. Read more

What is a Fingerprint Card?

If you have recently gotten a job or wish to volunteer with a governmental organization you may be required to obtain a fingerprint clearance card. But what is fingerprint card and why do I need one? We’ve outlined this new technology below. What is a Fingerprint Card? A fingerprint clearance card is the physical copy… Read more

What Are the Differences Between Murder and Manslaughter?

While it’s natural to be afraid of danger while out and about in the city, you should find ease in knowing homicide is on a quick decline in the last 30 years. There were 113 homicides in Phoenix in the year 2015, which is an all-time low for the past 30 years (source). While the… Read more