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Birmingham mayor pardoning people convicted of minor marijuana charges on 4/20: ‘It’s the right thing to do’

https://www.al.com/news/2022/04/birmingham-mayor-pardoning-people-convicted-of-minor-marijuana-charges-on-420-its-the-right-thing-to-do.html Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced Tuesday he would issue a pardon to anyone in the city convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession charges in municipal court. “As you know this time last year, with my executive powers, I pardoned over … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Forgives ITT Tech Student Loans

The United States Department of Education has determined that, since the “for-profit” college chain, ITT Technical Institute exaggerated the success of its graduates finding jobs, it has ordered the debt of thousands of students who took out loans to attend … Continue reading

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What happens if you are pulled over when you have been drinking alcohol

Just because you do not feel that the amount of alcohol that you have drunk will affect the way you drive, but that is not how a police offer measures your ability to past a series of physical tests and … Continue reading

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How to Talk with Your Teen About What To Do When Pulled Over by the Police

With the discussions about the interaction between police officers and the public, we here at the Aaron Law Firm thought it would be helpful to put out a guide for interaction with the police. It is in everyone’s best interest if your … Continue reading

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The Different Types of Bonds in Criminal Cases

One of the first issues to deal with after an arrest is getting them out of jail.  This is done by posting an amount of money or property for what is called an appearance bond. Under Alabama law, Capital Murder … Continue reading

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