Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Criminal Law Questions
After a conviction on one count and a mistrial due to a hung
After a conviction on one count and a mistrial due to a hung jury On five other counts. the government refilled the five dismissed counts, later. The court granted the pro se motion to dismiss the ref… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
19,954 satisfied customers
If, during the trial, the Judge calls the Lawyer and other
If, during the trial, the Judge calls the Lawyer and other to the front and make a statement that the client will be convicted prior to the Jury making a decision, can the entire case be thrown out?… read more
Delta-Lawyer
Delta-Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,510 satisfied customers
Would the failure of a well experienced Public Defender to
Would the failure of a well experienced Public Defender to refuse to bring strong evidence to the Jury which favored the accused in a crimminal case, evidence that strongly conflicted with the prosecu… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
35,497 satisfied customers
What Florida or United States court case law cites a violation
What Florida or United States court case law cites a violation of Double Jeopardy when a criminal conviction is vacated and the case is later retried under the same criminal statute?… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,959 satisfied customers
I was recently tried for domestic abuse battery. I was the
I was recently tried for domestic abuse battery. I was the actual victim. I called the police. During Voir dier (I believe that is how it is spelled) The prosecutor asked the possible jurors did any o… read more
S. Huband, Esq.
S. Huband, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,621 satisfied customers
Can you tell me what happens when at a retrial for a criminal
Can you tell me what happens when at a retrial for a criminal case of murder when a person is found not guilty of murder and there is a 7-5 hung jury on the reduced charge of manslaughter and the judg… read more
Meigs
Meigs
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,311 satisfied customers
What would be the appropriate citation in a situation where
What would be the appropriate citation in a situation where a paid lawyer decides to date one of the prosecutions witnesses during the course of a murder trial. The witness was an ex-girlfriend of the… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
A jury deadlock caused a mistrial. The procesucuter wants
A jury deadlock caused a mistrial. The procesucuter wants a retrial is that automatic or do they need to have new evidence and witnesses. Can the same witnesses testify at the retrial? tks.… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,184 satisfied customers
Hello Fran, I am the victim of the crime of Felony Criminal
Hello Fran, I am the victim of the crime of Felony Criminal Endangerment, for which there has been a hearing where my assailant was convicted, and a sentencing hearing. It was my right to be present a… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
35,497 satisfied customers
what if your lawyer left out evidence that proved the governments
what if your lawyer left out evidence that proved the governments key witnesses comitted perjury while on the stand? Trial is over and attorney made a number of mistakes including filing an appeal wit… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,488 satisfied customers
Generally, courts of general jurisdiction are granted authority
1. Generally, courts of general jurisdiction are granted authority to hear and decide all issues that are brought before them. True False 2. Direct contempt of court is an act of misconduct committed … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
If Exculpatory Evidence or Inculpatory Evidence was not introduced
If Exculpatory Evidence or Inculpatory Evidence was not introduced in the defense's motion for discovery, but was not objected to in trial, can there still be grounds for mistrial? or???… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
When a court has ruled a mistrial because there were errors
When a court has ruled a mistrial because there were errors on record, why is a retrial possible. If you could include an analysis on why, it would be helpful.… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
35,497 satisfied customers
individual charged with a crime that was alledged to have occurred
individual charged with a crime that was alledged to have occurred in 2001; however only evidence 2006 to date was allowed. evidence proving the accused was not even in the same state was not allowed … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor
Doctoral Degree
35,497 satisfied customers
Would a prosecuter stating during closing arguments, and I
Would a prosecuter stating during closing arguments, and I quote, "to remove the statement 'not quilty' reqires you to believe the defendants and not believe the vicitim." Another statement made by pr… read more
Hammer O\u0027Justice
Hammer O\u0027Justice
Attorney
Juris Doctor
4,274 satisfied customers
during the picking of my jury panel the prosecutor placed a
during the picking of my jury panel the prosecutor placed a victims advocate on the panel which 6 people were already chosen at the time. My attorney argued vehemently to have him removed but the judg… read more
hwg6701
hwg6701
Doctoral Degree
32 satisfied customers
My brother has just been convicted of shooting with ...
My brother has just been convicted of shooting with intent to kill, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and stalking. There was absolutely not evidence to place him at the scene. The judge in the case di… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,269 satisfied customers
my attorney did nothing to represnt me in a clets hearing.
my attorney did nothing to represnt me in a clets hearing. can he say impairment to get retrial?… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
130,016 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Your Expert advise has provided insight on a difficult situation. Thank you so much for the prompt response. I will definitely recommend your website to my friends.

NormaPensacola, FL

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,249 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

2,269 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including criminal law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

2,139 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

Nate

Nate

Lawyer

1,925 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of criminal defense practice.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Lawyer

1,815 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,654 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney with 29 yrs. exp. in criminal law

Barrister

Barrister

Criminal Defense Law

1,362 satisfied customers

17 years practicing criminal defense.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x