Monthly Archives: December 2017

How Does a Criminal Record Affect Me in the Future?


The unfortunate reality of the modern criminal justice system is that a significant number of people charged with a crime will get convicted of SOMETHING. Despite the best efforts of defense attorneys otherwise, the police actually are reasonably good at their job, especially with lower-level offenses. If the evidence against a defendant is strong enough […]

What is the Discovery Process?


One of the more exciting things to see in television dramas about the legal system is the tense courtroom moment when either the prosecution or the defense (depending on which side is the viewpoint for the show) confronts a witness with a surprise piece of evidence or a surprise witness. The testifying witness breaks down […]