Author: Cristal Bermea

What to do if you are accused of a crime?

February 9

According to the Brennan Center for Justice, nearly one-third of working-age adults have one despite the stigma attached to having a criminal record. And roughly half of black males and almost 40% of white males are arrested by age 23.

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The Importance of an Appellate Attorney in a Wrongful Conviction

February 1

Every day, people find themselves on the wrong side of the law. In 2014, 14% of capital punishment sentences were wrongful convictions, and 4% of those sentences resulted in placing people in jail for crimes they didn’t commit.

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Is Unlawful Restraint the Same as Kidnapping?

August 31

At first glance, unlawful restraint and kidnapping may appear to be the same. They both involve restricting another person’s…

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Is Repeatedly Texting Someone Harassment?

August 24

Electronic communication allows you to quickly contact a person. In fact, you can conveniently send multiple messages to the…

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Is Assault on an Officer a Felony?

August 21

Any encounter with law enforcement officials can be scary. Everything that happens from the initial contact to an arrest…

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‘Zoom-bombing’ During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 27

FBI Warns of ‘Zoom-Bombing’ The COVID-19 pandemic has forced hundreds of thousands of people, professionals and students alike to…

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