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- Refuting Perjured Testimony
When people testify in court, they are often told that they will be subject to penalty if they perjure themselves. However, there are various types of ways that a person can be subject to perjury charges. Perjury can have many disastrous consequences.
- What Can I Do If Someone Is Lying to the Court?
Witnesses including parties to the case provide testimony to the court that the judge and jury consider. When witnesses testify to the court, they do so under oath. They also do so under the risk of facing criminal charges if they lie to the court. There are steps that another person can take whether a party or an observer to inform the court of lies.
- Filing a False Police Report
Filing a false police report is a crime under federal and state laws. However, the elements necessary to prove this crime and the severity of it vary by jurisdiction.
- How to Sue for Damages Resulting from Perjury
Many people have experienced this situation: in a hotly contested legal dispute, a witness lies on the stand to help out the other side. As a litigant, this can be one of the most frustrating experiences imaginable, and can literally destroy an otherwise solid case. So, is there any legal recourse against the witness that commits the perjury?
- What Can You Do When Someone Commits Perjury?
Anyone who has ever had to rely on the testimony of others, whether in a criminal, civil, or administrative proceeding, has probably felt the cold knife of panic and disgust slice through their gut as someone testified in a manner they considered untruthful. Of course, many people can have many different interpretations of the same event, including some that seem wildly different than your recollection, simply because they had a different perspective.
- Warrantless Searches in Texas
It is against the law for police or law enforcement officers to search you and your property without a warrant or consent. However, in some cases this does not stop them. That doesn't mean that the evidence obtained against you illegally cannot be used in court though. In some instances, evidence obtained in an illegal or warrantless search can still be used in Texas courts.
- Prosecutor Accused of Misconduct in Wrongful Conviction
The Brady Rule requires prosecutors to disclose any evidence they discover that is favorable to the defendant – but all too often, prosecutors fail to comply, citing their duty to zealously prosecute the alleged crime. In a criminal case, prosecutors have enormous resources available, including police investigators to conduct in-depth interviews and research, extensive databases, and facilities and staff to analyze evidence with sophisticated (but not infallible) laboratory testing and analysis.
- Drug Charges and Their Defense
Drug offenses come in many varieties with one common factor, the penalties for a conviction are severe and may result in lengthy prison sentences and fines. An aggressive defense is necessary. Review this article related to drug charges and their defense.
- DWI Laws: Do they violate the Constitution's Protections Against Unreasonable Search and Seizure?
Can you be compelled to provide a sample of blood breath or urine for testing or rbe charged with a crime for a refusal? Why are the DWI laws allowed to skirt constitutional protections against unreasonable search and seizure by requiring a warrantless search? Review this article to see how the laws have come under attack.
- DWI: The Wizard, the Oracle and the Intoxilyzer Source Code
In 2008, challenges to the DWI laws are louting. Now more than ever, there a re viable defenses to basic substance of DWI law. With regard to breath testing, increasingly, the Intoxilyzer 5000 and it s source code have come under attack. Review this article regarding that defense.