Tag: dismissal

Reciprocity Defense for Medical Marijuana Results in Two Dismissals

Frequent visitors to the GRL Law Blog are no doubt familiar with our approach to defending medical marijuana charges. The drug defense lawyers recently raised this reciprocity defense in two separate cases.  The first dealt with raw cannabis flower purchased in another state with a valid medical card.  The other concerned edibles. In both cases, […]

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To Light or Not to Light

Boone County, Iowa.  A GRL client recently had an operating while intoxicated charge dismissed following a ruling by the court indicating that the stop of the clients vehicle violated the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution.  The client was stopped because the officer believed his license plate light was not illuminated.  However, attorney Matt […]

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Violation of Right to Contact Family Member Results in OWI Charge Being Dismissed

Humboldt County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was charged with OWI 1st offense. GRL attorney Grant Gangestad filed a motion to suppress evidence in the OWI prosecution based upon the officer’s violation of the client’s statutory right to contact a family member.  After reviewing the video, the prosecutor agreed to stipulate to suppression of the […]

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