FL Amendment 2: Medical Marijuana (Cannabidiol compounds, CBD)

Florida residents may soon vote on a constitutional amendment regarding medical marijuana. The proposed amendment (Amendment 2) can be viewed here (and below). A “yes” vote for Amendment 2 would create a Constitutional Right for use of marijuana for debilitating medical conditions, which are defined such that, “Debilitating Medical Condition” means cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, positive…

U.S. Supreme Court: “Three Strikes” Law is “unconstitutional” and violation of due process

The case is Johnson versus United States. U.S. Supreme Court rules (8 to 1) to strike “Three Strikes” Law as “unconstitutional “ and a violation of due process and “unconstitutionally vague.” Justice Alito was the sole dissenting opinion. The main holding: Imposing an increased sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act’s residual clause violates due…