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Criminal Defense Definition: What is the “right to a speedy trial”?

Whether you’ve been in court yourself or have watched a TV court drama, you may have heard “right to a speedy trial” before. The phrase is a reference to the Speedy Trial Clause of the Sixth Amendment, which states that … Continue reading

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Admission Vs. Confession in Criminal Court

Police and other law enforcement officials are well-trained in the art of interrogation and use a plethora of methods to subconsciously entice an individual to confess or admit that they’ve committed a crime they may or may not have committed. … Continue reading

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Can I Use Entrapment as a Criminal Defense?

In 1982, a man named John DeLorean successfully was able to argue a defense of entrapment after being coerced into smuggling cocaine by an FBI informant. While his case was very successful in entrapment as a criminal defense, it can … Continue reading

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