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Do you, under the Indiana Constitution, have a right to smoke marijuana?
Steven Knecht won a reversal on appeal of a dealing in marijuana conviction based on the prosecutor’s misconduct of using the defendant’s silence after the defendant had been read his Miranda rights against him in the jury trial.
Steven Knecht discusses how a drug conviction can happen even without physical evidence.
Most drug statutes increase the penalty based on the weight of the drug. Cases where the weight is near these enhancement levels should not be pled out to the higher offense until the drug has been weighed by an appropriate laboratory.