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- Are Miranda Warnings Required for DUI Time in Local Jail?
The issuing of Miranda Rights to persons that have been pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol does not necessarily need to be spoken by police officers. When someone has been detained and imprisoned in a local jail, the driver under suspicion may or may not have had his or her Miranda Rights stated.
- Defending Burglary, Robbery and Theft Related Charges in Philadelphia
Burglary, robbery, and theft-related charges in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania carry serious consequences which will affect your life now and in the future.
- Defending Drug Trafficking and Drug Offenses in Philadelphia
Defending drug trafficking and other drug offenses in Philadelphia requires a skilled criminal defense attorney who understands the best strategies to reduce the charges or seek an outright dismissal or acquittal. When a defendant is charged with drug trafficking, intent to deliver or the sales and transportation of illegal substances the potential consequences are quite severe.
- Defending Assault Charges in Philadelphia
Assault charges in Philadelphia are actually quite complex. The successful defense of any assault-related charge will be based upon the circumstances surrounding the assault, the premeditation or intent of the defendant as well as the presence or absence of “Serious Bodily Injury.”
- Defending Murder Charges in Philadelphia
Defending murder charges in Philadelphia requires experience and an extensive understanding of the strategies which can make the difference when your life potentially hangs in the balance. All homicide-related charges in Philadelphia carry severe consequences.
- "Making a Murderer" Mini-Series' Steven Avery Denied a New Trial
This week the Circuit Court Judge of Sheboygan County considered whether to grant a new trial in the Steven Avery case; a case that captured the country’s attention with the popular Netflix series, “Making a Murderer.”
- International Criminal Court: Handling Cases Involving Immunity
There are many cases where one party has immunity, and there are certain factors that must exist to seek action against these persons, companies or dignitaries. For the International Criminal Court, it is important to ensure that all requirements are satisfied to ensure decisions and judgments are upheld.
- International Crimes and Extradition
When someone has been accused of a crime, he or she is usually provided the right of a fair trial. However, some of these situations involve extradition to his or her country of origin, and this could lead to complications in ensuring he or she has been punished in accordance with the international courts.
- Using a Forensic Scientist as an Expert Witness
Forensic science is useful when criminal or civil court cases arise from various complications. With the assistance of a forensic scientist expert witness, it may be possible to determine multiple factors, who is liable for damages and what occurred during the incident.
- Sealing of Criminal Records to Restrict Their Availability Across the State
If you do not want to be reminded of your criminal record every now and then, then getting it expunged would be a great option for you.