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What does a Jury See?

Does a jury see everything? The short answer is no. Often times courts sanitize or redact evidence. Normally, the attorney and the district attorney will discuss and either agree to the limit what the jury can see and not see. And if the parties can&… Read More
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Business Records

This post answers some frequently asked questions on business records in criminal law. How are business records considered at a criminal trial? Jurors may consider business material only when the Commonwealth proves all of the following beyond a reas… Read More
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Excluded and Stricken Evidence

This blog post will answer some frequently asked questions on the legal concepts of excluded questions and stricken evidence. What does it mean to exclude evidence in court? During a trial, it is the duty of attorneys to object to evidence that may n… Read More
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Admission by Silence

Can I go to jail if I do not speak to police? Recently, a client called concerned that she DID NOT respond to accusations from police when she was accused of shoplifting. While in the parking lot of a store she was confronted by police. The police wa… Read More
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Mug Shots Explained

This post will answer some frequently asked questions on mug shots. What happens in court if police showed a witness a photo of the accused? If one of the witnesses in any given case testifies that the police showed the witness a photo of the defenda… Read More
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Fourth Amendment Challenge

Criminal Defense Attorneys are the enforcers of the 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and State Constitution. They are the advocates who bring questionable searches and seizures to the courts attention. If they bring it to the court and the cour… Read More
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