Everyone makes mistakes, especially when they're young. As an individual going to college, you'll make mistakes, too. If you went to a party and got caught drinking underage, you're not the first. Fortunately, laws in Michigan have changed, and being in possession for the first time no longer carries a misdemeanor charge. Here are a few things to think about before you go to court for a charge of being a minor in possession.
This year has brought seemingly countless incidents of police violence, much of it exposed via cell phone video recordings and pictures. No longer are we reliant on news organizations to tell us the story; we can break it ourselves. We are often emboldened by the ability to point, click and share, but knowing your rights in situations of filming the police can be just as empowering.