In the United States, drug-related criminal charges come with some of the highest penalties that can be handed down for a conviction. The state of Kentucky is no exception to that rule, especially if you’re facing a felony drug charge. Any felony conviction can bring serious and lifelong consequences, but felony drug convictions are particularly
Gun laws in Kentucky are fairly liberal. In fact, they are among the most liberal in the entire country. No state permit is required for Kentucky residents to purchase guns including rifles, shotguns, and handguns. It’s also completely legal to carry a gun, either openly or concealed, without a permit. There are, however, some restrictions
More than 2.3 million Americans are currently incarcerated within the U.S. prison system. The reality of their everyday life is isolation; days, months, and years spent in what amounts to a small cage. There is almost no variety in food, activity, or social interaction. Visits with family members are restricted to certain days and times.
Laws regarding the parole work in Kentucky are set forth in the Kentucky Revised Statutes, (KRS) Chapter 439. KRS § 439.320, specifically, establishes the creation of the state Parole Board and lays out general rules for how the board shall be filled out. The Kentucky Parole Board is made up of nine members, all of
The first question that comes to most people’s minds when they’re charged with a crime is, “What can happen to me if I’m found guilty?” It’s a natural first thought. If there’s a chance we’re going to be punished for something, we want to know what that punishment will be. Kentucky, like other states, has