Archive for the 'Criminal-Law' Category

Criminal Defendants on Trial Conducting Discovery

By Ira Still Years ago, American courts generally allowed little or no discovery to be given to persons charged with a crime. Today that has changed. The federal court and all of the states now have rules that permit completely open discovery. This is one of the due process rights that makes America stand out […]

Liven Up Your Case by Using Demonstrative Evidence

By Paul B. Kennedy A trial is not as much a search for the truth as it is theater. Every person sitting on that jury panel has watched legal thrillers and courtroom dramas. They come into the courtroom expecting a show – but rarely do they get it. Through the use of demonstrative evidence, you […]

Criminal Records The Difference Between State and Nationwide

By Richard Liso Criminal Records – State & Nationwide Criminal records can provide vital information on a person’s character but what kind of criminal report should you pull state or nationwide? If you’re looking for information on someone’s past criminal offenses it pays to know what kind of information you need to help protect yourself […]

DUI Consequences in Mississippi

By William Wayne Housley According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 540 fatal DUI accidents in Mississippi between the years 2007-2008. These statistics reflect the dangerous propensity of Mississippians to combine two favorite pastimes, namely drinking and driving. Although in previous years fatalities from drinking and driving have declined […]

Mississippi Drug Crime Consequences

By William Wayne Housley As each year goes by, there are more and more drug crime arrests in Mississippi. As the “Crossroads of the South”, Mississippi is ideally geographically situated to facilitate interstate transport of all manner of illegal drugs, and the intricate and largely unpatrolled system of highways and thoroughfares make it relatively easy […]

Knowing the Different DUI Penalties

By Frank Schumacher The penalties for DUI cases and other related crimes vary from state to state. In Arizona, the penalty largely depends on what type of DUI was charged, the gravity of the offense, and the criminal record of the accused person or the number of times that he or she has committed the […]

How to Find State Arrest Records

By Tessa Watson If you want a list of the recent state arrest records, you may find it’s not too hard to find them on the Internet. You may find them in the local court house or at the public records through the news. To get the full story about the state arrest, you need […]

How to Find the Best Criminal Attorney?

By Randy O Felton Criminal attorney have got to understand everything related to the law procedures like criminal laws and substantive laws. A few instances related to the criminal cases are the possession of robbery and drugs. In this case, an attorney will represent you in court. Remember that hiring this attorney could be a […]

The Importance of Obtaining a Permit For Concealed Weapons

By Joseph Devine The debate regarding the purchase and possession of weapons in the United States has a storied and unresolved history thus far. While the debate rages on, individuals are still allowed to purchase and own handguns for the protection of their property, for hunting, and for collection. In Texas and other states, it […]

Criminal Conversion and Property Theft

By Joseph Devine As societies grow and prosper, the rules and regulations governing individual actions may change with the times. New technologies not only provide people with different options for living their lives and new ways of communicating, but they also may provide new ways for people to commit crimes and violate the laws of […]