Criminal Defense

What is an illegal search and seizure?

Illegal search and seizure typically occurs when police enter or take someone's property without a warrant. However, that doesn't mean police always need a warrant to conduct these operations. This can make it difficult to know when they're legal and when they're not....

Being a participant in your own defense

Alabama's criminal code is complicated. When you are dealing with federal charges, things get even more confusing for those who do not deal with the law regularly. This is one of the reasons you need a defense attorney after you have been arrested. Your lawyer's...

When criminal evidence is interpreted differently

When you watch the latest episode of NCIS or Forensic Files, solving the crime at the center of the episode’s storyline will include gathering and evaluating evidence. The investigators may find fingerprints, DNA samples or try to determine what blood spatter near the...

Storytelling as the foundation of your defense

You’ve been telling stories since you first learned how to talk. Stories are how we make sense of the world and the events around us. Everyone is accustomed to listening to stories, including judges, juries, and prosecutors. Instead of remembering unconnected and...