Tag:Opioid Crisis

Proof of Intent Required to Convict Doctors Under CSA, Supreme Court Rules

The court overturned two opinions by appeals courts, including one by the 10th Circuit, and ruled prosecutors must prove a doctor's intent.

Fentanyl Bill Passes First Committee Vote with Amendments Following Emotional Hearing

A bill to address the fentanyl crisis passed its first committee vote on Wednesday with amendments to add harsher penalties for possession.

Legislative Look Ahead: Fentanyl, Consent and Youth Interrogations Among Criminal Law Topics to Watch at Capitol

The 2022 legislative session is likely to bring criminal justice-related bills on fentanyl, witness intimidation and youth interrogations.

Legal Lasso: Commission Releases Draft of New Congressional Map

Legal Lasso is Law Week’s morning roundup of legal headlines across the state. Each morning, we take stock of legal issues and happenings, so...

Legislative Look Ahead: 2020 Session- Open For Business

The 2020 legislative session kicked off last Wednesday, and the first few days were a flurry of speeches by chamber leaders and Gov. Jared...