State v. Martin, No. 34037-6-11 (Wash. App. Div. 3) May 4, 2017.


In Ellensburg, Washington, where Herbert Martin was convicted of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver within 1000′ of a school bus stop, all local roads are proximate to schools. ┬áMartin’s sentence prohibited his association with drug salesperson and forbade him from being present where drugs are sold or consumed. Martin complained that the prohibitions were vague and as such, interfered with his First Amendment association rights.

The appellate court redrafted the conditions to clarify the association limitations, sent the matter back to the trial court for completion of the modifications, and affirmed his conviction.

State v. Martin (Wash. App., 2017)

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s