What to do When You are Involved in a DUI Car Accident

June 21, 2016

Involvement in a DUI car accident could land you in serious trouble. Apart from legal penalties, the charges and legal procedures could be quite distressing mentally as well financially. Conviction in such cases may lead you to heavy fines or jail sentence and a criminal record that stays with you. However, you can defend yourself […]

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When the Jury Gets it Wrong: Are ‘Making a Murderer’ Scenarios More Common Than We Think?

March 19, 2016

Cameron Todd Willingham lived in a small country town where everybody knows everybody. He had three daughters: Amber, Karmon and Kameron. Willingham was a stay at home dad. His wife Stacy worked at her brother’s bar to make ends meet. He loved playing darts, enjoyed heavy metal and was a regular at his local bar. […]

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Crucial Queries To Ask Prior To Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

March 10, 2016

Should you ever find yourself in a situation wherein you need a criminal defense attorney, it’s imperative to ascertain that the one you hire to represent you will be thoroughly committed to your best interest. Often, the most logical choice would appear to be a famous attorney—perhaps a name you’ve seen in the papers before—but […]

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Shoplifting: America’s #1 Property Crime

March 10, 2016

Shoplifting is a major problem in the United States. With over 35 years of experience, Price Gun has recently conducted research about shoplifting, learning that more than 13 billion dollars of items are stolen from retailers each year. We have created an infographic with much more information about shoplifting which you can find below.   […]

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Upcoming CPD Seminars for Criminal Defence Lawyers

December 3, 2015

Looking for extra CPD hours? Needing to top up your team’s knowledge and expertise? These criminal law seminars may be of particular interest to you: Forced Marriage – The New Offence Examined London, 28 January 2016 Leeds, 2 February 2016 The Use of Psychiatric Evidence in Cases of Self-Defence London, 5 February 2016 Manchester, 12 […]

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Police crime statistics lose their ‘national statistics’ status

January 30, 2014

The gold-standard Office of National Statistics (ONS) status has been withdrawn from the police’s crime statistics by the UK Statistics Authority.  In its ‘Assessment of compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics’ report published on 15 January 2014 the Authority stated that it took the action as it has found, ‘accumulating evidence that […]

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How are house prices in Chester affected by crime rates?

January 15, 2014

An issue often kept firmly at the back of the minds of most when on the market for a new place to live, crime rates are nonetheless a variable very likely to causea noticeable fluctuation of property prices within today’s market. The premise of the issue takes little imagination to fathom: the more crime there […]

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Use or Abuse? How to Defend Yourself against Resisting Arrest Charges

January 14, 2014

“To protect and serve” – this is the official motto adopted in 1963 by most police departments across the country to describe their profession’s aim and purpose, but many times this motto has remained just that – a motto. Recent reports show more and more officers who behave not as if they are protecting the […]

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6 Questions Your DUI Lawyer Will Ask You

January 14, 2014

(US Law) If you are arrested for driving under the influence it is in your best interest to consult a criminal lawyer who has experience defending DUI cases in your state. Punishments for this crime in the state of Washington are particularly harsh, but you may be able to receive a lesser sentence or be […]

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Most Common White Collar Crimes

January 13, 2014

The nomenclature makes it sound like some sort of a posh, high society crime involving a lot of money. However, no crime can be white in color. White collar crimes may be very tempting to commit to a lot of people looking to make a quick buck without getting caught easily, but believe me when […]

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