Police Questioning After the Suspect Claims Miranda

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Thu, Dec 08, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Sometimes police can continue to ask questions after a suspect has invoked the Miranda rights.

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Miranda: The Meaning of “Custodial Interrogation”

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Wed, Dec 07, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Suspects have to be in custody and subject to questioning or its equivalent for Miranda to kick in.

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Miranda Rights: Cutting Off Police Questioning

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Tue, Dec 06, 2016 @ 01:14 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court says suspects have to be clear about their desires.

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Demanding Identification from People on the Street

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Thu, Dec 01, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

"Stop and identify" laws may enable police to demand identification. Using loitering laws for the same result is less certain.

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Guidelines for Talking to the Police

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 @ 06:00 AM

Consider these issues when the police want to talk to you.

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When to Answer a Police Officer's Questions

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 01:41 PM

Sometimes it's to your advantage to speak voluntarily with the police -- sometimes, not.

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The Death Penalty and the Right to Self-Representation

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Thu, Nov 10, 2016 @ 08:56 AM

Is it the defendant's right to throw in the towel when capital punishment is on the line?

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Lesser Related Offenses

Posted by Chris Morales on Tue, Nov 08, 2016 @ 02:51 PM

Some crimes are related to, but not included within, other crimes. This distinction may be significant when it comes time for jury instructions.

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Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Halloween - 2016)

Posted by Chris Morales on Mon, Oct 31, 2016 @ 09:19 AM

Local law enforcement agencies will be out in force, utilizing sobriety checkpoints all over the bay area to deter drunk driving. It is important for individuals to avoid any potential crime penalties for DUI arrests, including jail time, costly fines, and a driver's license suspension. 

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Why Prosecutors Choose Grand Juries Instead of Preliminary Hearings

Posted by Chris Morales on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 @ 12:06 PM

The grand jury process is prosecutor-friendly in that grand jurors see and hear only what prosecutors put before them.

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