According to Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon, the court had ordered that more than 100 criminal defendants
wear ankle bracelets, in lieu of being housed full-time in county jail or being released.
This control variable is important because some cases are so strong (or weak) that justices will vote for or against the criminal defendant
regardless of their ideological predisposition or the influence of television ads.
A direct appeal is initiated by a criminal defendant
filing a notice of appeal in the district court and in the Supreme Court of Iowa within thirty days of a final judgment--usually sentencing.
the use of defense counsel, criminal defendants
refusing to respond to
State, the Florida Supreme Court recently interpreted the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution to hold that a criminal defendant
cannot decide for himself the manner in which he will present his criminal defense.
Good testified he heard someone cry for help and saw one man straddling the other but claimed the victim was on top not the criminal defendant
, George Zimmerman.
According to Fox News, Bowden said that Obama believed that 'affording terrorists the full rights of criminal defendants
would showcase the US' commitment to justice for even the worst of the worst.
Most recently, the Virginia State Bar issued Legal Ethics Opinion 1857 (2011), which opined that a criminal defense lawyer may not ethically advise a criminal defendant
to accept a plea that includes waiving the right to make a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel as a personal conflict of interest of the lawyer.
While the criminal defendant
certainly has an interest in obtaining a favorable outcome, they also have an interest in the execution of their defense.
The median length of stay for treat-until-fit criminal defendant
patients is less than three months, she said.
Once that information is compiled, the question will be how to effectively communicate it to a criminal defendant
114) This Article largely ignores these invented categories because they appear nowhere else in the law, (115) because they do not capture all of the kinds of mental disorder evidence that a criminal defendant
might want to present, (116) and because it is quite clear that the trial judge in Clark interpreted Arizona state law as prohibiting Clark from presenting any kind of mental disorder evidence for the purpose of raising reasonable doubt about mens rea.
The expense and burden of e-discovery must be balanced against the potential of a criminal defendant
losing one's liberty.
Circuit ruled that federal judges cannot use "a greater likelihood of rehabilitation" to justify a longer prison sentence for a criminal defendant
, reported the BLT: The Blog of Legal Times.
A criminal defendant
proved guilty after a fair trial does not have the same liberty interests as a free man," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion.