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  • Your Right to an Attorney Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    Posted Jun 7th, 2013 By in Criminal Law, Jail With | Comments Off on Your Right to an Attorney Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    U.S. citizens haven’t always had the guaranteed constitutional right to an attorney. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case, Gideon v. Wainright. The case involved a man by the name of Clarence Earl Gideon, charged with burglary, who was subsequently denied counsel by Florida courts. Once convicted and imprisoned, Gideon …

  • Bail Has Decreased the Number of Inmates in Jail

    Posted Nov 6th, 2012 By in Criminal Law, Jail With | Comments Off on Bail Has Decreased the Number of Inmates in Jail

    The number of inmates in jails has reduced in many states over the past decade, mainly due to the use of commercial bail bonds. According to a study done by the U.S. Department of Justice, many people are paying bail to stay out of jail as they await the outcome of their cases. However, some …

  • Jail versus Probation Time

    Posted Jul 29th, 2012 By in Jail, Probation, realignment With | Comments Off on Jail versus Probation Time

    A few months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling requiring California to reduce its prison population, which has resulted in an unintended consequence of inmates realignments. Some argue that this will result in some criminal offenders (misdemeanors and low level felonies) choosing to take jail time over probation because county jails have been …

  • Criminal Law and Procedure: Probation Condition

    Posted Jul 12th, 2012 By in Criminal Law, Marijuana and Pot Shops, Probation With | Comments Off on Criminal Law and Procedure: Probation Condition

    The Daily Appellate Report shared a case explaining how the court system “may impose probation condition that prohibits defendant from using medical marijuana where condition related to crimes of conviction and future criminality.” In this specific case, defendant was stopped due to expired registration on his truck. The vehicle’s registration had been expired for over …

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