Archive for the ‘Criminal Law in General’ Category

Police Stops: What to Do If You Are Pulled Over

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How Defendants’ Mental States Affect Their Responsibility for a Crime

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Sentencing Alternatives: Prison, Probation, Fines, and Community Service

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Defendants’ Rights During a Court Trial: The Bill of Rights

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Defenses to Criminal Charges

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Bail: Getting Out of Jail After an Arrest

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The Importance of a Defendant’s Physical Appearance in Court

In court, a defendant’s physical appearance can be of great importance. The judge, jury, and prosecutor will all form impressions about the defendant’s character, based upon Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of a Criminal Defendant’s Right to Remain Silent

As an attorney whose caseload includes a good deal of criminal defense work, there is one recurring them that stands out: clients who spoke to the police when Read the rest of this entry »

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