Here is my book synopsis and legal review of Abiding Conviction by Stephen M. Murphy, the third Dutch Francis legal thriller. This time, someone has kidnapped his wife right in the middle of the murder trial of Maureen Garcia. She was the wife of the Honorable Carlos Garcia, Dutch’s client.
Here in my ultimate guide to the standard steps in a criminal jury trial, from the selection of the jury to the appeal process. In between, I will explain many of the different components of a criminal trial. It’s one of the guides I have created so that people can understand the criminal justice process.
Law & Order: SVU recap and review. Law & Order has a ton of different spin-offs. Law & Order: SVU is one of their longest running, if not the longest. It stars the dynamic and gorgeous Captain Olivia Benson. Law & Order is about a New York police department, specializing in special victims, e.g. mainly women who were raped. And the prosecution of the rapists. Just as a side note, Detective Munch was also Detective Munch on a show called Homicide: Life on the Street. As in, the exact same character. I know, freaky.
What are the stages of the criminal justice process in Pennsylvania? We understand that knowing what will happen is important if you have been arrested, including at which of the following stages in the criminal justice process is an indigent (qualifies for Public Defender assistance).
What is voir dire in law? Voir dire can be a confusing process for a defendant … even attorneys. The twelve jurors selected will decide the fate of the defendant. Each side must pick the best jurors for their respective sides. This article goes into detail about what venire is.