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Meaningful cross-examination

What do you imagine successful criminal defense attorneys do at trial that makes them so effective? Do they calmly dismantle every witness like Perry Mason? Do they win the case at the last minute with a “gotcha!” moment like Ben Matlock? Do they resort to sleazy and...

What does it take to go to trial in criminal cases?

Criminal cases always have high stakes. From DUI charges all the way to capital offenses, the accused’s livelihood and future are on the line, and that means people need something extra from their attorney. Most of these people ask themselves this: "Does my attorney...

Evidence only matters in context

Anyone who has ever seen an episode of Law and Order or CSI will tell you that evidence is the most crucial part of a criminal case. However, those shows are fictional and, as such, often gloss over the reality: evidence is only as effective as its presentation. As...

The disputable strength of eyewitness testimony

Thanks in part to news reports and entertainment media a misperception about the strength of eyewitness testimony persists. Whether from television, books, movies or news anchors, individuals ascribe a disproportionate importance to the statements made by eyewitnesses...