Criminal Defense

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...