There are many allegations that can have major implications for a therapist. For those who practice here in Wisconsin, one accusation that can be particularly impactful is being accused of having sexual contact with a patient. That is because, under state law, this sort of allegation could expose a therapist to felony charges.
Among the things a person could end up facing federal drug charges in relation to is alleged criminal activity involving synthetic drugs. One of the more well-known examples of such drugs are "bath salts."
Being accused of a crime can have all kinds of impacts on a person. Criminal charges and the possibility of facing major criminal punishments are not the only potentially life-changing things such allegations can expose a person to here in Wisconsin. For one, they also could potentially expose one to civil asset forfeiture.
Many different things can end up having a big impact in cases in which a person is facing charges of distributing drugs here in Wisconsin. This includes where the alleged drug distribution is alleged to have occurred. This is because, here in Wisconsin, distributing drugs in certain locations can lead to a person facing a higher max sentence than would typically be available for the offense of drug distribution.
Agencies of the federal government, such as the FBI, get involved in many ways when it comes to drug issues in states. For one, they sometimes work with state and local agencies to study a particular drug problem in a state.
Kids have access to all kinds of channels of computer communication in today’s world. This includes email and messaging services. How a child ends up using such channels can have significant ramifications for them. For example, if a juvenile here in Wisconsin is accused of having sent out threatening or harassing emails or digital messages, they could face charges in the state.
America has suffered racial divides at nearly every level of society for hundreds of years. From education to jobs to the right to vote, equality has been difficult to achieve for a nation that prides itself on Democracy and fairness. Perhaps that most glaring problems have occurred in the criminal justice system, where African-Americans are consistently handed down harsher sentences than their white counterparts for the same offenses.
There’s a general idea that the punishment should fit the crime. Unfortunately, that is often not the case. For certain crimes, such as sex offenses, the punishment may last a lifetime.