Double Jeopardy

Can I be charged by the federal government with a crime?

Crimes can be punished by both the state and federal government and, in fact, just because someone has been charged and tried in the state level does not mean the federal government can’t charge and try to convict the person for the same offense on the federal level. That’s because each level of government –…

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Due Process and DWI Law: The Commerical Driver License

Anyone who has taken Administrative Law knows that the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees the citizens will enjoy the due process of law before any administrative acts deprive them of privileges they enjoy. In North Carolina (as in most states) individuals who pass certain physical and practical tests may be issued a…

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