The next episode of the Mo Show Live will air Wednesday, May 15th at 3:00 PM Central Time and will feature Beau Cowan who frequently speaks on his personal story with cerebral palsy and what others can do to raise awareness and help. Morris and Beau will be discussing what it’s like living with cerebral palsy, why Beau is so passionate about sharing his story and how he has overcome disadvantages to get to where he is today.
A new bill seeking to reduce penalties for simple marijuana possession took its first step through the legislature on April 17th by an 11-0 vote in the state Senate Judiciary Committee. This could mean significant reform for the way personal amounts of marijuana are charged, prosecuted, and sentenced.
Current Alabama law divides marijuana possession into two categories: first- and second- degree. Possession of any amount for personal use is a second-degree conviction and a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by not more than one year in jail and a fine not more than $6,000. A first-degree conviction is a Class C felony carrying a punishment of not less than one year and not more than ten years in jail, for any amount and for any purpose other than personal use. First-degree possession also includes any subsequent charges for personal use after the defendant has been previously convicted of misdemeanor second-degree possession.
The next episode of the Mo Show Live will air Wednesday, May 1st at 3:00 PM Central Time and will feature UAH basketball seniors Elijah Garrison and Tanner Finley. Morris, Elijah and Tanner will be discussing the lessons learned from playing sports, their experience playing NCAA Division II basketball, and their plans for the future.
A woman from Saginaw, Michigan, who was convicted of numerous parking violations, had those charges overturned by the 6th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals on Monday. The appellate court held that the common parking enforcement tactic of “chalking” without a warrant was a constitutional violation of the Fourth Amendment, AL.com reports. “Chalking” is a method used to measure parking times where meters aren’t present. Parking enforcement can mark a tire, and if the chalk is still there after a certain period—they issue a parking citation.
Raising Men Lawn Care Service was started with the idea of making a difference in neighbors’ lives one lawn at a time. It is a volunteer organization that provides free lawn care and other outdoor services such as snow shoveling and raking leaves for community members in need like the elderly, disabled, veterans, and single parents. Along the way, Raising Men seeks to build its youth volunteers into community-minded adults. Through the program, kids get a chance to give back to their community and build skills and relationships along the way.
The next episode of the Mo Show Live will air Wednesday, April 17th at 3:00 PM Central Time and will feature Attorney and NFL Agent Derek Simpson. Morris and Derek will be discussing what it’s like being an NFL agent, how being a trial lawyer helps him as an Agent, his career path, and the story of his client, Malcolm Butler, cornerback for the Tennessee Titans.