Tag Archives: Controlled Substances Act

Justices to decide if marijuana crime justifies deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an alien’s state-law conviction for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute constitutes an “aggravated felony” justifying deportation, even though the record of conviction does not show that the underlying conduct would constitute a ...

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Court considers if two misdemeanors equal a felony

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court took up a case Wednesday that considers whether a person who was convicted of two misdemeanors – therefore qualifying for, but never charged with, a felony enhancement – is guilty of an “aggravated felony” ...

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