Monthly Archives: September 2010

What is Necessity?

Trial by jury is a basic tenet of fairness in our courts. The defense of necessity allows a person who broke the law to present a jury with evidence that they acted in the best interest of society. The rationale … Continue reading

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State of Vermont v. Sue C. Thayer – a Synopsis

In 2002, my brother Tristan was diagnosed with leukemia. He grew and used cannabis to relieve the symptoms of chemotherapy. In 2004 Vermont passed “An Act Relating to Marijuana Use by Persons With Severe Illness” allowing for one flowering plant … Continue reading

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