Drug Possession

Because of the 370-mile border we share with Mexico, drug trafficking in Arizona is not uncommon. In 2018, the United States Sentencing Commission reported Arizona as one of the top five areas for drug trafficking offenders in the country, followed by other border regions in...

In our last blog post, we discussed a well-known clause in our U.S. Constitution’s Fifth Amendment that pertains to your right against self-incrimination. In today’s blog post we’ll highlight another part of our constitution, the phrase due process. These two little words actually appear in...

Each day we’re faced with making hundreds to thousands of decisions: from what color of socks we’ll wear, to the type of toothpaste we’ll use, to what time we’ll leave for work. We may not consciously think about these smaller decisions, but they’re still choices...

As a border state to Mexico, Arizona is a highly drug-trafficked state, and therefore, has severe penalties for dangerous drug possession, drug use, and manufacture and transportation of drugs. Specifically, the possession of methamphetamine in Arizona is a crime that is punished more harshly than...

Todd Coolidge of Coolidge Law Firm, serving the Greater Metro-Phoenix Arizona area, has won another landmark case! Recently, The Court of Appeals made a ruling on his oral argument in the case of a California man traveling in Arizona with a physician recommendation for cannabis....