Many people are under the impression that testimony regarding forensic evidence is infallible. They believe that if a so-called expert testifies that bite marks, hair samples and other types of forensic evidence are clear proof tying someone to a crime, then it must be true.
There has long been an argument regarding how to respond to drug offenses. On one side, there are those who support efforts to come down hard on people who violate drug crimes to send a strong message that such actions will result in harsh penalties. On the other side are those who believe that it would instead be better to help people in this situation rather than punish them.
Attempting to conceal the source of money made through criminal enterprises by trying to send it through legitimate businesses is referred to as money laundering. This is a serious crime and one that federal and state law enforcement agencies investigate very aggressively.
For quite some time, there has been a contentious dispute over drug crimes and enforcement. While some people believe that targeting drug offenders and handing down harsh punishment is an effective way to send a message and put criminals in jail, critics of the current system argue that it is racially discriminatory and putting unnecessary strain on our legal resources.