USE OF TELEPHONE FOR BETTING
This post will answer the following legal questions on the crime of use of telephone for betting:
What does it mean to be charged with use of a telephone for betting?
What does Commonwealth law have to say on use of a…
This post will answer the following questions about the criminal law concept of knowledge:
Legally speaking, what is “knowledge” and how do jurors evaluate it in a criminal case?
What kinds of evidence do jurors consider in determini…
This post will answer the following legal questions about the crimes of shoplifting-related offenses:
What shoplifting-related offenses exist under Massachusetts’s law?
What does Commonwealth law say on the shoplifting-related offense…
Tags: Arraignment, Dismissal, Dismissed, Diversion, General Intent, Immigration Consequences, Magistrate, penalty, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Self Defense, Self Defense of Another, Self Defense of Property, Shoplifting, Stealing, Wanton Conduct
This post will answer the following legal questions on the offense of resisting arrest:
What does Commonwealth law say on “resisting arrest”?
How does the Commonwealth prove a defendant guilty of the offense of resisting arres…
Tags: Arraignment, Arrest, Assault and Battery, Dismissed, Diversion, Felonies, Felony, Immigration Consequences, Misdemeanor, Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Reckless Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Wanton Conduct
This post will answer the following legal questions about the offense of criminal harassment:
What does the Commonwealth need to prove in order to convict a defendant of the offense of criminal harassment?
Legally, what is “sub…
Tags: Bill Barabino, Burden of Proof, Criminal, Criminal Harassment, Defenses, Felony, Harassing Speech, Misdemeanor, Pattern of Conduct, Protected Speech, Susbstantial Emotional Distress, Wanton Conduct, Willfully and Maliciously
This post will answer the following questions on the legal concept of intent:
Legally speaking, what does it mean to have the necessary intent to commit a crime?
How do jurors determine a defendant’s intent?
What is specific intent?
This post will answer the following legal questions on vandalism:
What does the Commonwealth have to prove in order to convict a defendant of the offense of vandalism?
What does it mean to act “willfully with malice”?
What does it mean…