Super Lawyers criminal-defense Articles

What Do I Do If I'm Being Cyberstalked?

Attorneys' advice on putting a stop to online bullies

The Defenses for Prostitution and Solicitation in Nevada

Don’t get caught with your pants down, legally speaking

When Can You Save a Pet Locked in a Car?

And what are the consequences of doing so Oregon?

Whose Fault is a Drug-Induced Homicide?

Death caused by fentanyl can be first-degree murder in Florida

Who’s to Blame for Overdose?

Opioid deaths may be prosecuted as homicide in Pennsylvania

Your DNA Goes Where You Don’t

DNA transfer can erroneously link suspects to crimes

Can Your DNA Link You to Crimes You Didn’t Commit?

DNA transfer leaves our stuff on things we’ve never touched

Sentencing Hearing Primer in Minnesota

What a defendant needs to know for the conclusion of court proceedings

Texas Marijuana Possession Laws Primer

The penalties depend on how much you have and why

Yes, Texas Police Can Take Your Possessions

How civil asset forfeiture works

Your Attorney Must Keep Your Secrets … To a Point

What attorney-client privilege means, and the exceptions to it in New Jersey

A Presidential Pardon Primer

How do I get a pardon from the president?

What’s a Subpoena, and Why Have I Been Served?

What to know and do if you’re given a subpoena in Georgia

How to Lose Your Gun Rights in Maryland

Maryland’s laws are among the strictest in the nation

Why Did I Get a Warrant Notice in the Mail?

The Great Texas Warrant Roundup: What it is, why it exists and what you can do

How to Fight Fraud Charges in Maryland

First, know the laws at play. Second, call a lawyer

Does Your Case Belong in Civil or Criminal Court?

Sometimes it's both. Here's a helpful guide to know for sure

What Attorney-Client Privilege Means in Kentucky

Will what I say to my lawyer stay between us?

Five Ways to Reduce Jail Time in Michigan

Ways to lessen the burden of a criminal offense and sweeten a plea deal

Criminal Risk Assessments in Colorado

Judicial use of algorithms in sentencing and bail-setting has some downsides

Challenging the Algorithm That Decides Your Fate

Many states are using computerized formulas for bail, sentencing and parole

Expunging Your Criminal Past in Minnesota

What you need to do to have a charge removed from your record

Successfully Navigating Probation in Michigan

What happens if I violate my requirements?

How Precise is DNA Evidence in a Criminal Case?

It’s not as open-and-shut as you might think

Legal Tips for Safe Injection Facilities in Philadelphia

Medical professionals and opioid users need to know the dangers

Can Police Seize My Property?

Civil forfeiture law in Minnesota

How Bail Bonds Work in Maryland

An explanation of the lender systems involved in getting out of jail

How Arraignments and Bond Hearings Work

The first steps in the criminal justice system in Michigan

Stop and Frisk in Texas: Is It Legal?

What are my rights if I’m stopped and questioned?

Can I Get My Record Expunged in Massachusetts?

The process to request sealing your criminal past

The Do's and Don'ts After Being Accused of a Crime

Three New York defense attorneys weigh in

What is a Romeo and Juliet Law?

This and other sexual consent rules in New Jersey

Host with the Most … Liability

Hosting underage drinking is a bad idea in Ohio

Revenge Porn and the Law

Illinois has made it a Class 4 felony

Sexting Can Land You in Jail

Child pornography and age of consent laws in Washington

Consent is Complicated

The legal standards to determine sexual consent in Minnesota

Asking Questions About Shooting First

A New York City primer on Duty to Retreat vs. Stand Your Ground

Will I Go to Jail for a Drug Possession Charge?

The state and federal penalties you could face in West Virginia

Look Out Georgia Left-Lane Drivers!

Driving the speed limit could get you a ticket

Breaking Down the GPS Stalking Law

New York attorneys say it's not a significant advancement for victims

What You Can and Can't Do with Marijuana in Oregon

It's legal, but there are some limitations

Self-Defense and Deadly Force in Oregon

Be prepared to prove you feared for your life

How Civil Asset Forfeiture Works in Illinois

How you can lose your property even without a conviction

Florida’s New GPS Law and Where It Applies

Private citizens who use GPS devices against others now face criminal prosecution and …

What to Know About the New Warrant Requirements for Electronic Communications

California’s new law increases privacy protections for individuals

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