DETRIOT CRIMINAL LAW BLOG

Category: Misdemeanors Topics

Topics on the different things you should be aware of when it comes to misdemeanors.

E-cigarettes cannot be sold to teens, but may stay on the market

No teenagers should be using products containing nicotine, and it is in the public interest to discourage such use. Still, vape products are increasingly used by teenagers who see them as a healthier and more attractive alternative to traditional tobacco …

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Is Train Hopping Illegal?

Train hopping is the act of secretly jumping onto a freight train, and it has a long history in the United States. Although it’s probably nearly as old as rail travel itself, the act first gained widespread notice during the …

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What is the difference between misdemeanor and felony assault in Michigan?

We often get questions about the laws on assault in our state, and on the differences between misdemeanor and felony charges. In this post, we will discuss the difference between felony and misdemeanor assault in Michigan.

The difference between a

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Will this law mean less misdemeanor arrests in Michigan?

Does it seem like getting a mere ticket for breaking the law is better than being arrested for committing a crime? It may seem so at first glance, and Michigan has enacted a law that expands the number of misdemeanor …

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Immigration Consequences of Misdemeanors Can be Severe

The immigration consequences of a conviction for state misdemeanors can be severe.  However, as it often plays out in the numerous District Courts in Michigan, people often do not worry much about anything more than the immediate consequences of a misdemeanor …

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Immigration Consequences of Misdemeanors Can be Severe

The immigration consequences of a conviction for state misdemeanors can be severe.  However, as it often plays out in the numerous District Courts in Michigan, people often do not worry much about anything more than the immediate consequences of a misdemeanor …

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