Juvenile Justice Has To Factor In The Child’s Best Interests Sep14

Juvenile Justice Has To Factor In The Child’s Best Interests

In our previous blog post, we discussed some of the impacts that can affect youths who are held in secure detention facilities. These impacts ranged from short-term issues like the danger of attacks in these facilities to long-term issues like continuing down the path of a criminal's life. One point th...

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Defense Options Vary Based On The Circumstances Of Allegations Sep28

Defense Options Vary Based On The Circumstances Of Allegations

Sexual assault charges often deal with very intimate circumstances that often have to do with only two people. This can make it difficult for you to prove that you didn't the crime of which you were accused. That doesn't mean that it is impossible, but it can mean that you will have to work through cha...

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Think About Every Option For A Sexual Assault Defense Oct13

Think About Every Option For A Sexual Assault Defense

are very intimate charges for many people. Oftentimes, the victims of these crimes don't want to have to continue to relive the events. The accused person might be so emotionally distraught over the charges that any sort of testimony is almost impossible.We k...

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Understand Leading Questions And How The Can Affect A Case Oct28

Understand Leading Questions And How The Can Affect A Case

There are certain things that investigators and other people involved in the criminal justice process aren't allowed to do during the handling of a case. One of things that isn't allowed is asking leading questions in court. This is something that lawyers have to be on the lookout for during a trial....

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Options Are Present In Many Criminal Cases Nov11

Options Are Present In Many Criminal Cases

In our previous blog post, we discussed leading questions and how those can impact a criminal case. Those questions are one of the reasons why someone who is facing criminal charges should make sure to invoke his or her right to an attorney as early in the process as possible. In fact, the right to hav...

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Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Tests Are Important Pieces of Evidence Nov24

Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Tests Are Important Pieces of Evidence

A person who is suspected of might be asked to take a field sobriety test if he or she is pulled over by law enforcement officers. One of the tests in the three-test battery is the horizontal gaze nystagmus test. This test has to do with the response of the eyes when a person is asked to track an obje...

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Know How To Handle Different Points In A DUI Case Dec09

Know How To Handle Different Points In A DUI Case

As the holiday season continues on, so do the festivities. These might include alcohol, which can make the party seem like a lot more fun. However, the fun might stop as soon as you opt to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after you have had a few drinks. If you have been drinking and see the flashing lights of a police vehicle behin...

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Events Occur Quickly After You Are Charged With A Crime Dec23

Events Occur Quickly After You Are Charged With A Crime

Being charged with a isn't something that many people see coming. In many cases, the steps that do occur happen very quickly. This means that you might not have a lot of time to process what is going on. Having a basic understanding of what is going to happen before you are ever charged with a crime can help you to know what is goin...

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Extradition Is A Sometimes Complicated Criminal Justice Matter Jan04

Extradition Is A Sometimes Complicated Criminal Justice Matter

When a person commits a , he or she will sometimes flee the area in an attempt to avoid facing the charges for that crime. The stories about this can be seen on reality television shows quite often. A person who is wanted for murder can't be found by the jurisdiction that has the arrest warrant for murder. An update comes across late...

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Think About the Future When Considering Defense Options Mar31

Think About the Future When Considering Defense Options

In our previous blog post, we discussed how you must be careful about what you say when you are dealing with the police and other members of the . Any statement you make that you know is incorrect could lead to more legal trouble for you. We know that you might say things that you know ...

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