People facing drug charges in California may be interested to learn that the Justice Department is working with Congress to change sentencing laws for nonviolent drug offenders. As part of this effort, the Obama administration has been taking action with respect to many nonviolent drug offenders who are serving prison sentences that are considered to be too long by today's standards.
There's never a peaceful day for the California Highway Patrol -- and apparently, there never can be. Why? Even if every motorist in California suddenly decided to follow every traffic law, CHP officers would still ticket and arrest them. That's because at least some are under immense pressure to arrest at least 100 lawbreakers every single month.
If you're like most people across the nation then you are probably actively trying to avoid getting a DUI. That's because you, like many people, know how damaging even just one drunk-driving charge can be. Add subsequent DUIs to the mix and you have a recipe for disaster.