This past December, Rhode Island legalized weed in Rhode Island. While research has shown that marijuana will increase health benefits, decrease the nation’s crime rate, and improve the economy there are still many legal challenges and gaps in Rhode Island.
Your first appearance before a District Court Judge on a Rhode Island DUI charge is referred to as an arraignment. You will be asked for your name, address, and date of birth. The Judge will then proceed with the arraignment and ask you if you plead guilty or not guilty.