Remember friends: If you are arrested, you do NOT need to speak to the police. In fact, ANY time that you think a police officer thinks you’ve done something wrong, you can invoke your...
Category: Role of Defense Lawyers
Whether to have this hearing at the District Magistrate level or not is up to the client. As the client you are the one to choose whether you will have this hearing or whether you decide against it. Our job is to provide you counsel; our job is not to make your decisions for you. Call MATTHEW C. PARSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW for your legal needs.
Try to remember that this system is designed to determine who is a criminal and to punish that person by putting him/her in a cage for a long time. These people, while they may be kind to you and encourage you to talk, are not your friends.
Let’s talk about criminal procedure. The first “event,” shall we say, in this series of events, is when you encounter with the police. The police, or law enforcement, may arrest you on the spot,...
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When the opportunity arises, the trial judge may want to educate the public on the important role of defense counsel in a criminal case and inform them that the Sixth Amendment affords the right to counsel to all persons, regardless of the type of crime or the evidence against them. The judge can remind those in the courtroom that defense lawyers are doing their job to uphold the Constitution and fulfill their oath as officers of the court.