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April 2015 Archives

FBI hair analysis described as "complete disaster" Pt.1

In a criminal trial, evidence is important. Physical evidence, like a gun, bullet casings, illegal narcotics or financial records showing fraud, is often the key factor in obtaining a conviction. Indeed, the reason Fourth Amendment search and seizure issues are often so important, is that with the exclusion of items illegally seized, many a case must be dismissed.

Insanity defense works for Illinois woman

All criminal charges should be taken seriously. When someone faces a felony charge it is even more important to do what is necessary to build a strong defense. This is because the penalties tied to a conviction can be harsh and in some situations include life in prison. For most people creating a solid defense involves the assistance of a criminal defense lawyer.