Trial Articles

Empty Jury
Jury nullification has taken place when a jury finds someone not guilty in spite of ample evidence to the contrary. The term means that...
Judge about to bang gavel on sounding block
A plea bargain is an agreement between the prosecution and the defense that typically allows the defendant to plead guilty to a lesser offense...
jury hammer
Every defendant has the right to an attorney. If a person cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for them by the state....
The Practice of Law: Where TV Gets It Wrong
Law and Order. Perry Mason. Suits. Matlock. The Good Wife. Legal dramas have been fascinating audiences for decades, with their dramatic, engrossing portrayals of...

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