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Three Strange But True Criminal Law Stories From Abroad

GERMANY: BUSTED! It has been reported that a professional's well-endowed lover allegedly tried to kill him with her breasts. Allegedly his jealous girlfriend tried to smother him with her size 38DD bosoms because she said she wanted to make his death "as pleasant as possible," authorities say. She was charged with attempted murder. This was in 2012. This little report begs many a question. Was the attempted murder done in bed? Were the parties dressed or were they naked? Had the professional been unfaithful with some other woman beside...

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Criminal Law: The Making of a Criminal

Is there really a formula on how one becomes a criminal? If yes, what is it? Is there a step-by-step process one can willingly or unwillingly take to get to this notorious path? If yes, how is it done? Is there a checklist that has all the traits on how one can become a legit criminal? If yes, who makes the list? But in reality, there is none. According to a psychologist that has worked with and talked to people who have been found guilty for certain criminal acts against criminal law, all of them have different histories and backgrounds....

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Why Choose A Criminal Defense Specialist Over A Public Defender?

Public defenders are usually offered by the state and they offer defense services free of charge, hence many people consider using them instead of going for criminal defense attorneys and lawyers. In as much as the public defenders are dedicated and talented, they may not always deliver to your expectations. It may be a little costly to hire a private criminal defense lawyer, but in the end you have so much to gain as compared to if you choose to go for a public defender. But why is this so?1. Criminal defense specialists have all the timePublic defenders may have...

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Trying to Define Criminal Law

We hear about law everyday whether we realize it or not. It's in our Government, in our work, and even in our houses. One type of law is Criminal law, which is also known as Penal law. This is "The body of statutory and common law that deals with crime and the legal punishment of criminal offenses."Inside of criminal law there is four major theories of criminal justice:- Punishment- Deterrence- Incapacitation- RehabilitationThis form of law is essential in many cases because it can distinguis between crimes from civil wrongs. Criminal law has been around for ages, and is seeing as...

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Criminal Law: Are Gun Related Offences on the Increase?

IntroductionThe issue of guns being used for criminal purposes is not new to society and have been used since there invention by both criminals and law abiding citizens alike. There has been, however, an alarming increase within the United Kingdom were guns have been used during criminal offences. As stated before, guns have always been available to the criminal fraternity, so why has there been a sudden increase in their use within the United Kingdom. This article will assess the whether there has been an explosion of gun crime in the United Kingdom over the past two decades. ...

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Criminal Law – Bail and Arraignments

If a person is arrested for a criminal misdemeanor in Rhode Island (RI) there are several potential scenarios. The police could hold the accused and bring him to Court for an arraignment in District Court in the morning. The police also could call a justice of the peace / Bail Commissioner who could arraign the accused at the police station and release the person. The bail commissioner could also set bail in order for the person to be released.It is usually not advisable for a person to give a statement to the police without a Rhode Island (RI) Criminal...

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Hudsonville, Michigan Criminal Law

In Hudsonville, Michigan, there are certain criminal charges that are brought up regularly. The charges that come up the most are driving on a suspended license, various theft charges, domestic violence, use of marijuana, possession of marijuana, delivery and manufacture of marijuana, assault & battery, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), child abuse and aggravated assault.In Hudsonville, Michigan the first appearance a defendant has when they are charged with a crime is the arraignment. During this process, the judge will tell the defendant what they are being charged with. The judge will explain the maximum incarceration time the defendant may face...

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Three Strange Criminal Law Stories From Florida

As a follower of and writer about the criminal law, this author often reports on strange criminal law stories from the State of Florida. Here are a few of my favorite vintage stories I would like to share with a wider world.Orange County. Florida: Veteran's Day weekend, 2010, the Orange County Sheriff's Department became a national laughingstock when it was reported that sheriff deputies and members of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation carried out a series of warrantless raids against local Orlando barbershops that made history for arresting 35 people on misdemeanor charges of "barbering without a...

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Role of Criminal Lawyer in Criminal Cases and Defense Proceedings

Criminal law or penal law is the body of law that relates to crime and punishment. A crime is any act or omission of an act in violation of a public law forbidding or commanding it. Criminal law regulates the social conduct and behavior of persons and proscribes whatever is threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the health, safety, moral welfare of people and the property. Criminal law involves prosecution by the government of a person for an act that has been classified as a crime. Criminal law includes the punishment of people who violate the laws by imprisonment, fine,...

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Criminal Law Attorney – Different Types Of Criminal Attorneys

A criminal law attorney is classified on the basis of the responsibilities undertaken and sections of criminal law. The attorneys are classified as per the branches of this laws. The branches of law altogether seek ways of how to define a crime. The objectives of all the branches of law when combined include three main duties. One is to define what the crime is. The second is to identify the victim involved in the case. The third and the last one is to find out the actual executor of the committed crime. To perform all three duties, it is divided...

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