In-depth information on assault, drug crimes, and much more.
When can the police search your home or car?
When can juveniles be tried in adult criminal court?
A plain-English guide to criminal justice from searches to sentencing
In-depth discussion of common crimes and possible defenses, an explanation of defendants' constitutional rights, the juvenile justice system, the process from arrest through arraignment and trial and more.
Arrest warrants, booking, jail, bail and "OR," grand juries, arraignment, and preliminary hearings.
If you've been arrest and charged with a crime, you'll need a lawyer. Learn about free legal representation and private criminal defense lawyers here.
Is self-defense always a valid defense to criminal charges? How do prosecutors prove criminal intent? Get answers to these questions and more in this section.
Police questioning, search & seizure, street frisks, car searches.
When your record is sealed, or expunged, most of the time it's as if it never happened. The rules are different for every state.
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