What Are the Types of Criminal Offenses

What Are the Types of Criminal Offenses

The branch of the legal system that deals with criminal offenses and punishments is criminal law. If you or someone you care about has been charged with a crime, work with a criminal defense attorney in Indianapolis, and understand the nature of the charges against...
The Sixth Amendment

The Sixth Amendment

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed...
The Fifth Amendment

The Fifth Amendment

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor...
The Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing...
Criminal Justice Myths

Criminal Justice Myths

Television shows and movies make the criminal justice system both exciting and entertaining, but unfortunately, Hollywood is also responsible for spreading a number of criminal justice myths that can have serious consequences if you are arrested for committing a...