What Are Your Miranda Rights and What You Need to Know!
The wording used when a person is read the Miranda Warning, also known as being ‘Mirandized,’ is clear and direct: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights in mind, do you wish to speak to me?”
What You Need to Know About Drunk Driving Charges
By Andrew Leonatti | Reviewed by Ally Marshall, Esq. | Last updated April 22, 2020
A drunk driving arrest is many people’s first exposure to the criminal justice system. An arrest is a scary experience but making sure you know how to navigate the system will impact how your case is resolved.
Issues and Problems In The Juvenile Justice System
There are common abuses and problems within the juvenile justice system. Minors are often faced with punishment instead of rehabilitation, an outgrowth from political and cultural issues across the nation. If you are a minor or guardian of a minor who has been victimized by the juvenile justice system, here is what you need to know.
The Difference Between Sealing a Record and an Expungement
If you’ve been convicted of a crime, your criminal record may still cause problems, even after you complete your sentence. People with criminal records often find it more difficult to find jobs, get benefits, or find places to live. In many states, however, there are ways to clear your record so you will no longer have to say you have a criminal conviction. These include expungement and sealing your records.