The coronavirus (COVID-19) is having an effect on every aspect of life in the United States and throughout the world. Our criminal justice system is no exception, as local and state entities react to concerns about potential outbreaks of the disease in our heavily-populated prison system.
Nicole graduated from Marquette University Law School with a J.D. in 2018 and has already made quite the impact in the criminal defense legal community with her work and case results. She prides herself on being an attorney who legitimately cares for her clients. To her, this is not just a job. The life and liberty of her clients truly is more important than anything else, and that means sacrificing a lot of her spare time. Meaning, she’d rather work on the weekends than go to a Packers game if it means she would be doing something for the benefit of her clients.
The beauty of our system of government is also what makes it messy. Federalism allows different states to have different laws pertaining to the same issues based on the interests and desires of their residents and voters. Marijuana is no exception.
AMC Theatres used to play a clip before movies that told audiences “Please don’t spoil the movie by adding your own soundtrack” and “Silence is Golden”. The same guidelines should be issued to potential criminal suspects: “Please don’t spoil your defense by adding your own statements. Silence is golden.”