Threats and the Meanings of Emoji

Communication through emoji and emoticons has become more commonplace in today’s world of electronic communication. There is research that indicates that approximately 88% of teens aged 13 to 17 have access to cell phones or smart phones, and that 90% of teens...

A DWI Conviction with No Driving Involved

  A driver who drives his or her vehicle after having consumed enough alcohol to raise his or her blood alcohol content to levels above the legal limit can reasonably expect to be charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) if stopped by the police. However, a...

New York Senate Proposes Tougher Rules For Synthetic Drugs

Last month the New York Senate passed bills aimed at regulating the sale of synthetic marijuana and other cannabinoids. The new bills not only provide for criminal prosecution for anyone possessing or selling cannabinoids, they also provide for civil penalties such as...