Can a Judge Reject a Plea Deal?

A plea deal is how an overwhelming majority of all criminal cases are settled. A plea deal is a bargain that is reached between the […]

What to Expect During an Arraignment

Soon after an arrest, you may face charges. You do not have to respond to these charges immediately. All of that happens at an arraignment. […]

What Is a Plea Bargain?

A plea bargain or plea negotiation is the logical end to a criminal case in most cases. An overwhelming majority of cases end in a […]

Researchers Find Link between Child Abuse and Adult Criminal Activity

Several studies have pointed to the association between child abuse and criminal activity as adults. As criminal defense lawyers, we know that children who have faced […]

Mass Murders May Be Contagious

An analysis of data involving school shootings and mass killings around the country yields one very interesting fact- there seems to be a pattern to […]