Criminal Law

If you have been charged with a crime and live in the Akron, Canton, or Cleveland, Ohio area, the first step is a free consultation with Attorney Sean Buchanan

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Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Law

On September 8, 2016, Ohio will become the 25th state to permit its residents to legally use marijuana for medical purposes. Ohioans will be able to buy the drug in-state and use it to treat specified conditions. They must have a recommendation from a licensed Ohio physician with whom they have an ongoing relationship. There …

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Attorney Sean Buchanan Argues Cleveland Ordinance is Unconstitutional

Slater & Zurz attorney Sean Buchanan recently argued that the City of Cleveland’s municipal ordinance criminalizing failure to disperse is unconstitutional. The new Cleveland ordinance replaces a former version that was previously found unconstitutional for criminalizing conduct that required no intent or participation in the actual criminal acts. Essentially, in Cleveland, you could be arrested …

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The Million Dollar Misdemeanor Trial

Thabo Sefolosha of the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks is currently on trial in New York for three misdemeanors – disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and obstructing government administration. Shortly before last year’s NBA playoffs Mr. Sefolosha was celebrating a win with other players in the league when police responded to a stabbing. The officers involved …

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