The Morales Law Firm would like to share this article: Defenses to Criminal Charges published by NOLO. For more information visit www.NOLO.com.
Here are some common defenses that criminal defendants raise.
To convict a criminal defendant, the prosecutor must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Of course, the defendant gets an opportunity to present a defense. There are many defenses, from "I didn't do it" to "I did it, but it was self-defense” and beyond. Read more about some common defenses below.