The Role and Duties of US Marshals in the Criminal Justice Field

By: Kenneth Echie [ad_1] Posse Out! Have you always wanted to say that? If you have, the US marshals job may be for you. As a US marshal, the law allows you to form posse to get the job done. The United States Marshals Service is a federal law enforcement agency that protects the federal […]

The Characteristics of a Good Legal System

By: Adriana N. [ad_1] The law is a body of rules that is designed to control the blameworthy conduct of individuals. And whilst a lot of people may not agree with the existence of the law it is still an important and irreplaceable aspect of any society. But to curb the improper application of the […]

Know Your Rights – What to Do and Not Do When Arrested

By: George N Anderson [ad_1] The police are always watching, sometimes even when you don’t know they’re there. They might be waiting for the perfect moment to arrest someone who they think is a criminal. However, what happens if you get arrested? Should you just give up and do whatever the cops say? Absolutely not! […]

Tips on What a Defendant Should Say to a Judge During Their Sentencing

By: Matthew A Leyba [ad_1] If you have been arrested for a crime, and subsequently found guilty. Whether that was through a plea deal, or convicted after trial there is still one more hearing you need to go through. That is the sentencing hearing where the Judge will impose your sentence. Depending on the type […]

Ways To Reduce Your Federal Prison Sentence

By: Mack W Williams [ad_1] Federal prison sentences can be very lengthy, and with having to serve all most all of your time it will most likely be a long slow sentence. However, there are a few ways to reduce your sentence. Cooperation Cooperation is the way that you can reduce your prison sentence the […]

Expungement of Arrests

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By: Kenneth Vercammen [ad_1] Erase/ Expungement Of Arrests And Convictions To Avoid Embarrassment And Disclosure If someone has been arrested or even had a private criminal complaint signed against them in the Municipal Court, they have a criminal record, even if the charges were dismissed. Under NJSA 2C:52-1 et seq. past criminal arrests and convictions […]

What Is Drug Court in District of Columbia Superior Court?

By: Mark Rollins [ad_1] There are drug courts throughout the Country. Generally, they are special courts designed to treat people who have an addiction issues and are in the criminal justice system. There are currently more than 2,450 Drug Courts operating throughout the United States with all 50 states having a program. District of Columbia […]

Cannabis, Healthcare and the Law

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By: Laura A Hipshire [ad_1] Many states have passed laws and rules regarding the use of medical marijuana, which were written to protect eligible patients, users, and caregivers from prosecution and arrest. There is a lengthy application process individuals must go through both to use the substance, sell it, and market it. Patients and caregivers […]

Can You Recover Deleted Text Messages From A Pre Paid Cell Phone?

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By: Ed Opperman [ad_1] By now just about every investigator understands the value of cell phone forensic examinations and recovering deleted text messages from a cell phone. The very recent introduction of cell phone forensic tools and services is probably the greatest advancement to the investigation industry since the invention of the magnifying glass. If […]

All You Need to Know About the Development of the English Felony Murder Rule

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By: Leonard Birdsong [ad_1] The common law felony murder rule provides that if a person kills another in doing or attempting to do an act amounting to a felony, the killing is murder. It does not matter whether the death was intended or the product of a reckless disregard for the risk to human life […]

What Can I Expect To Happen At Arraignment?

By: Vincent Miceli [ad_1] The arraignment is the first step on the road to litigating a criminal matter. This brief hearing allows the accused to enter a Not Guilty plea to give notice that he intends to defend himself against all accusations. [ad_2] Source

What To Do If You Are Arrested

By: Vincent Miceli [ad_1] An accused has the right to remain silent. It is usually in your best interest to decline answering questions until a lawyer for the defense is present. Do not be coerced into saying something that could work against you. Be sure to check out criminal defense attorneys before deciding which one […]