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Rape Defense Law

June 29, 2020 | Posted in Education

Statistics show that every two minutes a girl gets raped in the United States alone. That statistic is shocking. More shocking still , however , is the hesitancy to consider any claim of rape as possibly fabricated or changed for lots of reasons. Nevertheless, there are many cases coming to the front line of defense law that show innocence thanks to the power to test DNA and other on-going scientific developments in testing evidence.

The legal defense for battery

June 7, 2020 | Posted in Education

Home-based assault of any sort is a rather serious crime that may lead to a variety of punishments. Frequently the term battery is joined with assault in charges. Attack reflects any actions that create the sense of harm or offensive touching may ensue. Battery is real physical harm coming from contact. In other words, attack has no physical part. Both assault and domestic battery carry criminal and civil liabilities.

An Introduction to Victim’s Legal Rights

June 10, 2019 | Posted in Education

In the last few decades victim right laws have come a great distance. There was a day when victims had little power. They will not be told about a defendant’s trial or release from jail, for example. They also couldn't talk to a judge during sentencing to supply their views. Add to that the fact that support groups for victims were rare – so many folk were left alone to try and span the legal system to guard themselves.

What are Miranda Rights?

May 15, 2013 | Posted in LEGAL

Anyone who has ever watched a police show on TV has heard all about Miranda Rights. A Miranda caution must be given by police before a criminal interrogation. The caution advises the suspect of particular rights (such as the right to a solicitor) before any questions begin. Utilising the Miranda rule preserves the admissibility of proof acquired by any discussion that ensues.