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Entrapment Law 101: When Can I Claim Police Entrapment for My Drug Arrest?

Entrapment Law 101: When Can I Claim Police Entrapment for My Drug Arrest? Have you or someone you love recently faced a drug arrest? You may be wondering what your best defense options are. If you believe you got coerced into committing an illegal act, we’ll help you explore the central themes of an entrapment defense. […]

Probable Cause to Search a Vehicle in Louisiana

Probable Cause to Search a Vehicle in Louisiana Drug Info Portal Adderall College Students & Drug Charges Cocaine & Crack Creation of Meth Lab Distribution Drug Paraphernalia DWI and Drugs Fentanyl Firearms & Drugs Heroin Louisiana Drug Charges Marijuana Laws in Louisiana Manufacturing Obtaining CDS by Fraud Possession Possession With Intent Possession of Legend Drug […]

Is the Smell of Weed Probable Cause in Louisiana?

The smell of weed is probable cause to search a vehicle in Louisiana. However, the smell of weed is no longer probable cause to search a residence in Louisiana. Beginning August 1, 2022, new laws went into effect that now more clearly control probable cause searches in Louisiana. The Smell of Marijuana Can Be Probable […]

Can Police Search a Residence Without a Warrant?

Can Police Search a Residence Without a Warrant? Probable Cause If an officer has probable cause to believe drugs are in a home, he must obtain a search warrant before entering the home, with some exceptions. Exigent Circumstances For example, a warrantless search of a home may be legal if the officer has probable cause […]

Warrantless Search Of A Vehicle: Is it Legal?

Warrantless Search Of A Vehicle: Is it Legal? If an officer has probable cause to believe drugs are in a vehicle and exigent circumstances exist, he can search without a warrant. This exception to the warrant requirement is provided due to the possibility that the vehicle could be moved or evidence destroyed during the time […]

What Are My Rights During a Traffic Stop in Louisiana?

“What Are My Rights During a Traffic Stop in Louisiana?” Arm yourself with knowledge to be prepared for any situation you might face when on the road.

Stop and ID States: Knowing Your Rights in Louisiana

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Things You Should Know About Louisiana Arrest

Things You Should Know About Louisiana Arrest When it comes to these Louisiana arrests, there are a couple of things offenders should take to heart. For example, depending on the severity of the offense and the number of times the offender has been caught and arrested, an offender could spend years behind bars. In addition […]

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