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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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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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What Are Some Important Factors Of Juvenile Crimes? Jan19

What Are Some Important Factors Of Juvenile Crimes?

When minors do things that they shouldn't do, they might have to answer to those actions in the criminal justice system. As your child's legal guardian, you will likely be pulled right with them into the system. It is important for you to understand some of the intricacies of the system to help you prepare for what you are about to g...

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Newspaper Seeks To Cover Hearings Of Teens’ Murder Trial Feb02

Newspaper Seeks To Cover Hearings Of Teens’ Murder Trial

One of the primary concerns of a defendant in the middle of a high-profile criminal case is getting a fair trial. Because these cases are widely covered by the media, it can be difficult to find jurors who are impartial and who can base their decisions about the case only on what is presented in court. For this reason, some judges mi...

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Drugs And Alcohol Are Major Factors In Crime Feb17

Drugs And Alcohol Are Major Factors In Crime

Studies have shown that drugs and alcohol tend to go hand-in-hand with crime. Around 60 percent of individuals who are arrested for a variety of crimes test positive for drug use at the time, and 80 percent of individuals who are arrested abuse alcohol or drugs. In some cases, alcohol and drug use leads to the crime; in other cases, ...

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Falsifying Statements to Authorities Can Lead to Criminal Charges Mar17

Falsifying Statements to Authorities Can Lead to Criminal Charges

When you are asked to testify or are the subject of a deposition, you are expected to speak truthfully. In fact, falsifying statements can actually lead you to having to face more criminal charges. One famous face that you might think of when you hear of falsifying statements is Martha Stewart. Falsify...

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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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