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Ask a Philadelphia criminal attorney: Sentencing alternatives

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There are a number of alternative penalties that judges can choose from in lieu of or in addition to a prison term when determining your sentence.

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Michigan Upholds Prosecutors' Duty to Investigate Crimes

This may come as a surprise, but in criminal cases, prosecuting attorneys are required to investigate the possibility that defendants are innocent. They have a constitutional duty to turn over evidence tending to prove a defendant’s innocence even when that information was known to some other government entity, like the police. 413 more words

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Ask a Philadelphia criminal attorney: Manslaughter vs. involuntary manslaughter

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In today’s post, we’ll take a look at manslaughter and the key differences between voluntary and involuntary manslaughter.

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Pennsylvania

Should You Bail Out Before Your Arraignment?

If you or a loved one is arrested for a crime, the first question that you need answered is whether you should post bail.  Posting bail allows an inmate, if there are no holds, to be released.  196 more words

Criminal Defense

The trial of Jesus vs. the American system

“What evil has this man done? I found him guilty of no capital crime” Luke 23:22

Constitutional rights in criminal cases are something that can be easily taken for granted in our 24/7 TMZ world. 611 more words

Criminal Defense

Woman Charged With Murder Of Six Babies

A woman is being charged with six counts of murder for the deaths of her babies in Utah. Authorities discovered seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a garage, and are seeking to find out how that many births went unnoticed. 53 more words

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