Monthly Archives: April 2023
How Reliable Are Confidential Informants In The Criminal Justice System?
Confidential informants (CI’s): they lead police to the heart of crime, right? But most people probably don’t realize that the use of such informants is basically unregulated by courts, giving law enforcement free rein as they make their deals in order to “prove” their cases and nab suspects. False Testimony from CI’s Because CI’s… Read More »
What To Expect From A Criminal Prosecution
If you’ve been charged with criminal activity and are headed toward a trial, you likely have countless questions about what is about to happen. While no two prosecutors and no two trials are ever the same, there are some general principles criminal trials tend to share. 1- Theme: Prosecutors will want to convince a… Read More »
Cell Phone Forensics In Police Work
Anyone who’s paid any attention to the murder trial of Alex Murdaugh is likely aware of the impact that cell phone data had on the outcome. Not only did video taken from the victim’s cell phone prove that Murdaugh was in the vicinity of the murders at the time they occurred; data also revealed… Read More »
Will Your Charges Be Dismissed?
If you are facing criminal charges, you are likely concerned about the future. How aggressively will the prosecutor pursue charges? How will your life change if you are convicted? As far as that goes, what does the law require of the prosecution in order to achieve a guilty verdict? Is there any chance that… Read More »