Police Interrogations are not to be taken lightly if you are approached by any type of law enforcement officer who wants to talk to you. Before agreeing to any questioning, it is imperative that you contact an attorney first. Otherwise, you may fall victim to the tricks the police use during police interrogations, which are […]
Types of Crimes When someone breaks the law, the level of severity types of crimes that the individual committed in the act, determines what classification of crime the person will face. That category could be one of three types of crimes ranging from least to most serious, which are: Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies.
Trial Experience Matters! Picture this: you have been charged with a crime and are facing what could be a significant amount of time behind bars. Your only choice is to hire an attorney who would be responsible for convincing a jury of 12 strangers that you didn’t commit the crime that you have been
One of the most disconcerting things for a defendant to face is when they sit in trial for a crime they allegedly committed and see the prosecutor engaging in behavior that is wrong in every sense of the word. The legal term is “prosecutorial misconduct” and it can occur at any point during criminal proceedings
Wrongful Conviction On December 17, 2014, George Stinney, convicted of first-degree murder, was granted a clear name with the reopening of his case. Upon investigating the circumstances of Stinney’s conviction, Judge Carmen T. Mullen found that his attorney and the prosecution did little to protect his constitutional rights during the short course of the trial.
Anyone facing false allegations of committing a crime needs to be proactive in mounting a defense. Especially if the person being falsely accused ends up going to trial to let a jury decide their fate. The majority of the general public who actually show up in criminal court when summoned for jury duty, hold law enforcement