Can a DUI or drug conviction affect my ability to travel abroad?

Yes. Some countries, including Mexico and Canada, may refuse to allow you to enter if you have a recent DUI or another criminal conviction or pending charges. Furthermore, the U.S. Department of State will generally refuse to issue you a U.S. passport if you’re convicted of certain felony offenses. Canada makes people with DUI, drug or

After a Tennessee DUI, I can still get a restricted license, right?

In most cases, yes. However, there are some situations where you might be denied a restricted license. What is a restricted license? After a DUI conviction in Tennessee, your driver’s license will be revoked for a period of time. If this was your first alcohol or drug-related offense, your license will be revoked for a

Appeals court blocks J&J talc bankruptcy but J&J doubles down

In its ongoing attempts to evade responsibility for its asbestos-contaminated baby powder, Johnson & Johnson faced another rebuke by the courts recently. In January, as we discussed on this blog, a three-judge panel of a federal appeals court ruled that J&J’s “Texas two-step” maneuver in the bankruptcy court was not lawful. Now, the entire body of

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