In sex offense cases, it is not uncommon for a judge, the prosecution or a defense attorney to request a STATIC-99 report to further document a defendants danger to society.
Defense attorneys are... more
If you have been convicted of a felony in Michigan, you automatically lose your right to possess, use, transport, sell, purchase, carry, ship, receive, or distribute a firearm under MCL 750.224f.... more
For most purposes, someone becomes an adult in Wisconsin at the age of 18. For purposes of being treated as a criminal, that same person becomes an adult at age 17 and in some cases as early as 10!... more
The US Constitution and state Constitutions gurantee us the right to a jury trial. The founders of our country believed that to be such an important right that they included it in the Constitution.... more
La policía mira para muchas cosas diferentes en la detección, supresión y persecución de los delitos. El personal encargado de hacer cumplir de manera similar entrenados y supervisados para cumplir... more
Youve been arrested. Now What?
First off, there are several ways to be placed under arrest in Florida. The most common is being handcuffed, read Miranda Warnings, placed in the back of a patrol car,... more
How a Criminal Case Begins
There are two different ways a criminal case can begin: (1) the state issues a warrant through General Sessions Court; or (2) the state takes a case directly to the Grand... more
In early 2007, Richard Tom, while speeding and running a red light, broadsided Lorraine Wongs vehicle. The impact tragically killed Wongs eight year old daughter.
After holding Tom at the scene... more