Firstly, what is “habeas corpus”?
“Habeas corpus” is a writ utilized to bring a person before a court, most frequently to ensure that a person’ s imprisonment or detention is not illegal. A writ is an order by a court requir…
CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
This post will answer the following questions about civil rights violations and civil rights law:
Under Commonwealth law, what does it mean to make a civil rights violation and what does the law say on such violations?
ASSAULT AND BATTERY
This post will answer the following legal questions on assault and battery:
What is assault and battery?
How does the Commonwealth prove the defendant is guilty of having committed an intentional assault and battery?
What does it…
This post will answer the following legal questions on threats:
What is a threat?
How does the Commonwealth prove a threat was made?
What if the victim was not alarmed by the threat?
What if a threat is made indirectly?
What if the threat is…