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When a person is convicted of committing a crime, it is understandable that the government might have interest in seizing proceeds generated by the commission of that crime. For example, if a drug dealer is arrested and convicted, the money … Continue reading

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It is virtually impossible right now to browse news stories without coming across another report of a high-profile individual accused of rape, sexual assault, or other sexual misconduct. Of course, sexual misbehavior is not a new problem, but recent months … Continue reading

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When a person is accused of committing a crime, he or she is afforded a number of rights. Most of them have their basis in the U.S. Constitution and the guarantee of due process of law. The Constitution, however, does … Continue reading

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Even if you have never been inside a courtroom for a criminal trial, you have probably seen dramatized versions in movies and on television. As such, you are likely familiar with the concept of a courtroom identification. While a witness—often … Continue reading

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