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Incarcerated in County State or Federal Prison During COVID-19

Getting arrested and being stuck in jail while fighting criminal charges is frustrating and difficult enough. Being arrested and incarcerated in the age of the novel coronavirus puts your health at risk even more than usual as social distancing is near impossible in a prison. With courts closed to the public and emergency hearings being held for only certain motions and cases, you or a loved one could be sitting in jail much longer than you would otherwise.

Feds Are Aggressively Pursuing Covid-19 Phone Scammers

The Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Are Aggressively Pursuing Those Who are Using the COVID-19 Pandemic to Scam Americans. Read Full Article for More Details.

What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

Criminal appeal and the Writ of Habeas Corpus

What is Bail?

The importance of understanding what bail is in a criminal case.

College Admissions Scandal

The infamous College Admissions Scandal

Understanding the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Understanding the Federal Sentencing Guidelines is Challenging but Here’s the Basics.

Common DUI Defense Strategies 

Common strategies that defense attorneys use to fight DUI's

DUI and Prescription Drugs

When we discuss Dui's, most people think of drunk driving. However, you can get pulled over for a DUI for drugs and prescription medications as well. All medications even legal prescription drugs can get you in trouble if you have them in your system while driving.

People v Sanchez

In ruling in People v Sanchez the Court held that an expert cannot relate case-specific hearsay to explain the basis for his or her opinion unless the facts are independently proven or fall within a hearsay exception.

Senate Bill 1437

Senate Bill 1437 is constitutional. Senate Bill 1437 amended the natural and probable consequences doctrine for murder and the felony-murder rule “to ensure that murder liability is not imposed on a person who is not the actual killer, did not act with the intent to kill, or was not a major participant in the underlying felony who acted with reckless indifference to human life.

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