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The Problems with Revocation, Part 1: The Hold

| November 27, 2017

Having pled guilty to a misdemeanor nearly a year ago, you find yourself as a passenger in a car driven by a co-worker when you notice the sirens behind you.  License, registration, and a quick dog sniff later, your co-worker is taken into custody for possessing marijuana found in his pocket.  The officer learns that you are on probation and makes contact with your probation officer.  Your probation officer wants to investigate any wrongdoing on your part further and places a hold on you.  Now, you and co...

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