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Alexandria Cazares-Perez > Legal Advice (Page 5)

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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Criminal Law: A Critical Analysis of the Crown Court

IntroductionThe Crown Court is part of the Supreme Court of Judicature and deals with the most serious of criminal offences. This article will detail some important facts regarding the Crown Court, examining its origins and exploring the reasons for its introduction. Next will be a detailed account of the procedures involved within the Crown Court, such as who the judge is and what role the judge has regarding the trial. Others areas considered will be how evidence is presented, and sentencing that may be imposed on a person who has been found guilty of an offence. The...

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Criminal Law: A Critical Analysis of the Magistrate Court

Introduction The Magistrates' Courts play an extremely important role inside the criminal justice system within the United Kingdom. This brief article will assess the functions of the magistrates' court and evaluate the effectiveness of having a mechanism for determining the guilt of a defendant based solely on the discretion of the magistrates present. Before assessing the origins of the magistrate court, there will be a brief examination of what a magistrate is and what their functions are. Following from this, a brief insight into the origins of the magistrate court will be given,...

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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 - Rehabilitation This form of law is essential...

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ABC’s of Crime and Criminal Law

What is Criminal Laws?The U.S. Congress and state legislature execute criminal laws. Traditionally, the state courts have adopted the criminal laws based on the common law from England.The current movement is for the legislature, instead of the courts to compose criminal law. The majority of the crimes that are committed are protected by state criminal laws. For instance, if a crime such as a robbery took place within a state, and was committed by individuals from the state, it will be covered by state criminal laws.Some of the crimes that are dealt with as Federal crimes include: Federal employees Federal taxes Federal property Receipt...

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Spiritual Law Vs. Criminal Law

Criminal law and spiritual law sometimes coincide, but oftentimes not. In a spiritual sense, you're free to do what you want; the ultimate test of whether or not a given act or behavior violates spiritual law is if it hurts you or another person."The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws." Ayn RandBelow we outline circumstances that clarify what is a crime and what isn't-from...

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