Crack Cocaine — Fair Sentencing Act 2010 Amendment

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    Federal Criminal Defense Attorney     What Is the Crack Cocaine Amendment to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines?    Historically, federal law treated those convicted of crack cocaine offenses much more harshly than those convicted of offenses involving cocaine. This is despite the fact that chemically the substances are very similar and physiologically they… Read more »

Probation Attorney — Jefferson Parish

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New Orleans Probation Revocation Attorney   Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter Represents Clients Who Have Been Accused of Violating Probation in Jefferson Parish.   Serving Metairie and Gretna!   If you or a loved one has been accused of violating the terms of probation, your probation office will probably file a Rule to Revoke Probation.  It… Read more »

Use of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the Presence of Person Under Age Seventeen — Louisiana

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  New Orleans Drug Crimes Defense Attorney     Illegal Use of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the Presence of Persons Under Seventeen Years of Age — La.R.S. 14: 91.13   It shall be unlawful for any person over the age of seventeen, while in the presence of any person under the age of seventeen and… Read more »

What Is Circumstantial Evidence? — Louisiana Law

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CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY NEW ORLEANS   If you or a loved one has been arrested or indicted, contact New Orleans Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter.   Our firm is ready to start building your defense.   Circumstantial Evidence — La.R.S. 15:438   The rule as to circumstantial evidence is: assuming every fact to be proved that… Read more »

Sentencing of Sex Offenders — Louisiana Law

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New Orleans Sex Crimes Defense Attorney   Attorney  Elizabeth B. Carpenter — Representing Sex Offenders in Baton Rouge, Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. John, St. Tammany, St. Bernard Parishes.     Dedicated to reforming Sex Offender Registration Laws!   SENTENCING OF SEX OFFENDERS — La.R.S. 15:537   If a person is convicted of or pleads… Read more »

Failure To Register And Notify As A Sex Offender — Louisiana Law

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  Sex Crimes Defense Attorney New Orleans   If you have been accused of a Sex Crime, contact our office today to schedule a consultation.  We are dedicated to the defense of those accused of Sex Offenses.  Your freedom is important to us!   Failure to Register and Notify as a Sex Offender — La.R.S. 15:542.1.4 A person who… Read more »

Installation And Certification Of Ignition Interlock Device — Louisiana

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  NEW ORLEANS DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY   Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter, Esq.  —  Defending DWI Cases In South Louisiana   IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE — INSTALLATION AND CERTIFICATION — La. R.S. 15:307   As used in R.S. 15:306, “ignition interlock device” means a constant monitoring device that prevents a motor vehicle from being started at any time without… Read more »

DWI Additional Conditions Of Probation — Ignition Interlock Device In Louisiana

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  NEW ORLEANS DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY   Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter, Esq.  —  Defending DWI Cases In South Louisiana   DWI ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF PROBATION — IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE  La R.S. 15:306   A.(1)  As an additional condition of probation, the court shall require that any person convicted of a second or subsequent violation of R.S…. Read more »