Month: July 2019
There Are No Do-Overs Felony convictions are serious, and they come with serious consequences, both immediate and long-term. Beyond fines, jail time, and a permanent criminal record, felony convictions may also negatively impact your ability to secure employment, find housing, take out federal loans, and more….
In 2014, Philadelphia decriminalized marijuana, a major step toward criminal justice reform. And just like that, an action that once warranted misdemeanor criminal charges, up to 30 days in jail, and a $500 fine became a civil offense that only involves a citation and $25 fine….