Criminal Law

Overview

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have committed an act classified as a crime.  Federal, state, and local governments codify crimes and prosecute criminals.  A prosecuting attorney represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused.

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  • Ventimiglia hearing April 19, 2014 A Queens Gun Crime Lawyer said that, this is an appeal by the defendant from a judgment of the Supreme Court, Queens County, rendered July 15, 1999, as amended December 2, 1999, convicting him of murder in the second degree...
  • Better Listen to Mom April 19, 2014 Sometimes, these articles answer burning questions, but not today. Questions like "why something versus nothing?" may get answered later. Today, I'm here to tell you what's happening in Florida's criminal courts. As always, I'm attempting to avoid…
  • The Undeniable Scent Of Police Misconduct April 19, 2014 The prestigious Cato Institute, with its National Police Misconduct Statistics and Report Project (NPMSRP), tracks police misconduct on a daily and annual basis. And there is a lot of misconduct… read more →
  • Las Vegas Casino Marker Lawyer April 19, 2014 Las Vegas is one of the few cities in the country with laws in place regarding casino markers. Casinos use markers as a way to help gamblers and players keep playing. When you only have a certain amount of cash on you, the casino will extend you a…
  • SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES REQUIREMENTS FOR MOTIONS TO SUPPRESS IN OHIO DUI/OV CASES April 19, 2014 Two days ago, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision clarifying how specific a motion to suppress must be for the defendant to receive an evidentiary hearing on the motion. In State v. Codeluppi (2014), the Court concluded: "[A] highly detailed…