Tag: Drugs

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: Changes to Drug Laws

By: Christopher Coughlin
May 3, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The Attorneys at Coughlin...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill: Expansion of “Good Samaritan Law” for Drug Possession

By: Christopher Coughlin
Apr 23, 2018
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill that made a number of important changes to the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System. The Attorneys at Coughlin...

Dorchester: Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute (DISMISSED)

By: Christopher Coughlin
Dec 12, 2017
Summary of Facts: Our client was suspected of possessing firearms, leading to a search warrant being granted for our client’s home. Police stopped our client, took the keys to our...

Boston: Drug Possession and Trespassing: Dismissed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Aug 15, 2015
Summary of Facts: Our client was charged with drug possession and trespassing. Boston Police observed him in an alleyway that was believed to be a high drug area and was marked...

Barnstable: Possession of Cocaine: Motion to Dismiss Allowed

By: Christopher Coughlin
Oct 2, 2011
Summary of Facts: Our client was a young woman that made a mistaking in trusting her boyfriend.  She was a passenger in a car that he was driving.  After being...