Recent Posts in Criminal Procedure Category

  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Lawyer While You're Being Investigated

    Anything you do and say early on during the criminal investigation can be the difference between a conviction or freedom. This also applies even before you are formally arrested. As soon as the police start asking questions, whether in person or over the phone, you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you prepare an aggressive and strong defense against the charges you ...
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  • Evidence in a Criminal Case

    “One of the most sacred principles in the American criminal justice system, holding that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty. In other words, the prosecution must prove , beyond a reasonable doubt, each essential element of the crime charged,” according to the Legal Information Institute. The key word above is “prove.” Since the state or federal court has to “prove” that a defendant is ...
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  • What is Bail?

    If you’re facing criminal charges for the first time in your life, soon you’re going to learn a lot about the criminal process. Surely, you have lots of questions at this point in time and one of the questions that may come up is, “What is bail exactly?” “Bail is only supposed to be set in cases where the court deems the accused person to be a ‘flight risk,’ meaning they are unlikely to return to ...
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