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Controlled Substances

Controlled Substances Peter Schoenburg, Stephen McCue December 2000 42   Impact of New Federal Sentencing Guideline Amendments The newly reconstituted United States Sentencing Commission has been busy amending the federal Sentencing Guidelines. What follows is a summary of the amendments effect

By Peter Schoenburg, Stephen McCue in December 2000
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Controlled Substances

Controlled Substances Peter Schoenburg, Stephen McCue May 2001 37   A Welcome Check on Highway Checkpoints In City of Indianapolis, et al., Petitioners v. James Edmond, et al., 1 the U.S. Supreme Court faced the question of whether a checkpoint established for the primary purpose of finding dr

By Peter Schoenburg, Stephen McCue in May 2001
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Controlled Substances

Controlled Substances Peter Schoenburg, Stephen McCue November 2001 49 Apprendicitis Strikes Ninth Circuit In federal courts across the country, innovative and imaginative uses of the Supreme Court's holding in Apprendi v. New Jersey, 1 have led to an outbreak of what Northern California AFPD St

By Peter Schoenburg, Stephen McCue in November 2001
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In Open Court

In Open Court David S. Rudolf, M. Gordon Widenhouse May 2001 35 A Funny Thing Happened In Double Jeopardy Land Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to prevent the sentencing court from using one of your client's prior convictions to enhance his sentence? Wouldn't it be even better if you could

By David S. Rudolf, M. Gordon Widenhouse in May 2001
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McFadden v. United States: Deconstructing Synthetic Drug Prosecutions
A jury convicted Stephen McFadden under the Analogue Act for selling “bath salts.” When ingested, bath salts can produce sensations similar to cocaine and methamphetamine. McFadden regularly checked the government’s list of banned substances and determined that his were not on the list. When a substances he was selling made the list, McFadden would stop selling it.  In order to convict an individual of distribution of a controlled substance analogue, must the government prove that the individual “knew” that the substance constituted a controlled substance analogue, or is it sufficient merely to prove that the individual distributed the substance with the intention that it be for human consumption? This question earned the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court, which heard oral argument on April 20, 2015. What mens rea is required for this type of prosecution? Will the justices supply direction to lower courts concerning jury instructions in controlled substance analogue cases?
By Jeffrey C. Grass in 2015
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Appeals Court to Decide Constitutionality of Florida’s Drug Laws (NACDL News)
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By Ivan J. Dominguez in December 2011
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The Controlled Substance Tax: Analysis, Argument & Attack
The Controlled Substance Tax: Analysis, Argument & Attack
By Richard L. Holcomb in March 2006
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Drugs and the Beautiful Body: A Guide to Defending Anabolic Steroid Cases

Drugs and the Beautiful Body: A Guide to Defending Anabolic Steroid Cases Richard D. Collins March 2002 12 Even as Americans are beginning to question our national “War on Drugs” policy, the government is intensifying its enforcement efforts in an area that has been largely ignored: the anabolic ste

By Richard D. Collins in March 2002
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Of Ballparks and Jail Yards: Pumping Up the War on Steroids

Of Ballparks and Jail Yards: Pumping Up the War on Steroids Richard D. Collins

By Richard D. Collins in November 2006
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Florida Supreme Court Hears Argument on State’s Strict Liability Felony Drug Law (NACDL News)
Florida Supreme Court Hears Argument on State’s Strict Liability Felony Drug Law (NACDL News)
By Ivan J. Dominguez in January/February 2012
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