Despite Decriminalization Measures, Marijuana Possession Still Can Lead to Serious Penalties
As the battle to decriminalize marijuana continues around the country, the fight will be put to a vote soon in San Antonio. A justice and public policy reform organization gathered more than 38,000 signatures from residents, enough to earn the group’s proposed charter a spot on the May 6 ballot. The San Antonio Justice Charter… Read More »
Can You Go to Jail for a Misdemeanor?
A misdemeanor is defined as a crime punishable by up to a year in jail. But in Texas, whether or not you are likely to be incarcerated for a misdemeanor conviction depends on a number of aspects. Punishment is determined in part by the crime’s seriousness. Texas divides misdemeanors into three classes: Class A misdemeanors,… Read More »