Criminal Law & procedure : Law & Legal & Attorney
The landmark 1963 Supreme Court case Gideon v. Wainright established that state courts must provide an attorney to criminal defendants who otherwise could not afford one. Courts refer to those who cannot afford attorneys as "indigent defendants." Gideon led to the further expansion of the public def
Government agencies and some private organizations use ombudsmen to handle disputes and concerns about proper conduct of employees and managers. Instead of focusing on discipline and penalties as many regulatory complaint processes do, ombudsmen work with all parties involved to investigate issues s
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Accomplice liability is one of a number of ways that prosecutors can expand the scope of a crime and include more individuals who were potentially involved in the crime. Accomplice liability, which can also be called aiding and abetting or complicity, is based on making an individual who helps or ev
Even if someone was never convicted of a crime for which they were arrested, it can still appear on their record. Texas has laws to help defendants remove this black mark. Removing the record of such an arrest can be helpful when they need to apply for a job or qualify for an apartment.
Many people have heard about the different types of information which are made available to the public with the proper clearance for the information. These are known as public records and can be accessible by anyone through written notice or by the use of services which are tapped directly into the
Millions of people normally assume that they never really need a lawyer because they are never involved in any kind of criminal activities. However, there are many factors that we don't really see coming our ...
The disturbances that initially started in Tottenham on Saturday 6th August and then spread to various areas of London as well as other parts of the country have divided the nation as to how and why they began, and who was responsible. Within a short period of time, there have been an unprecedented
We live in a world that is a full of insecurity. Insecurity hits everyone; no one is immune to it. People are loosing jobs everyday or not losing it because they never get it after finishing the school. Money is a huge reason that makes people do illegal things, but there is a difference between tho
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Child Neglect in California Defined Under the law, California Penal Code section 270, child neglect is committed when a parent of a minor child willfully omits, without lawful excuse, to furnish necessary clothing, food, shelter or medical attendance, or other remedial care for his or her child. All
The United States Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) is a federal agency responsible for adjudicating appeals of federal employees who are terminated from employment, demoted or suspended for more than 14 days. Appealing employees have a right to a hearing before an administrative judge. Prior to
According to fingerprint specialist W.M. Bailey, fingerprinting has been used in pre-historic times of the Babylonians and Chinese as a means of providing physical evidence and sealing official documents with a unique fingerprint mark. Since the use of fingerprint technology, medical examiners and l