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- Number of Exonerations Points to Problem of False Confessions
There were 87 exonerations last year—more than have ever been recorded in the past 25 years. In 27 of those cases, it was determined that no crime even occurred, and in 15 cases, it was revealed that defendants had falsely confessed to a crime they never committed.
- If I Allow My Friend to Drive Drunk, and it Results in Death, Can I Be Held Responsible?
Drunk Driving accidents are continuing to occur. What you may not know is that you can be held criminally liable for a death even if you are not physically at the scene of the crime.
- How You Can Carry a Firearm Without Getting Arrested in Florida
It is a serious crime that is punishable with a long jail sentence to carry a concealed weapon in the State of Florida. But, there are ways to legally carry a firearm in Florida, which will keep you from being arrested and thrown in jail.
- Resisting Arrest Without Violence
Usually when people think about “resisting arrest” they imagine a suspect physically resisting the arresting officer who try to restrain them. It should surprise no one that this act is illegal and comes with additional charges. You may not be aware that a person can face resisting arrest charges whether they touch the officer or not.
- The Proper Way To Carry a Firearm in Florida and Not Get Arrested
It is considered a serious crime to carry a concealed weapon in Florida, a crime punishable by a long prison sentence. However, there are ways you can carry a firearm in Florida legally so as not to subject you to getting arrested and put in jail. If you live in Florida and own a firearm, it is vital that you know and understand how and when you can carry your firearm without being arrested.
- Can Accusers Drop Domestic Violence Charges after an Arrest in Utah?
In the heat of a domestic argument or in an effort to gain advantage in divorce, one party may call the police to falsely accuse another of domestic violence.
- Will All Criminal Actions Remain on my Utah Records Forever?
Utah law is harsh on crime. However, it also offers a generous policy for sealing past criminal records, known as expungement.
- DUI Ends in Death of Son for Texas Man
Last month, a Texas father was charged with reckless homicide and aggravated driving while under the influence of alcohol. The man, F. J., was driving an SUV from Texas to Chicago.
- What is the Affluenza Defense?
A recent new concept has entered the legal lexicon: “Affluenza.” It was first used in the case of a Texas youth accused of stealing beer, driving intoxicated, then killing four people with his car. So what is “Affluenza,” and how was it used in a legal setting?
- One DUI Charge, Two Cases to Defend
After a DUI arrest, a suspect will need defense for two cases that are entirely independent from one another; one is from the DMV and the other from the criminal court. The DMV is focused on the suspension of a license by looking at the legality of police detainment and your blood alcohol level. The criminal court, however, will look at all aspects of the case and provide a sentence that can bring penalties of imprisonment, fines, and more.