23 | Defending Child Injury Cases - By Sarah Roland
30 | Ethical Problems with Giving Free Legal Advice - By Janet Burnett
34 | The Leming Opinion Is Not the Silver Bullet Prosecutors Claim - By Lanny Begley
37 | 4th Amendment Musings: Search & Seizure: So, What’s Going On? - By Kelly Pace
Kid cases—whether they be allegations of physical or sexual abuse—are the hardest cases to defend. Jurors, understandably, come in with an inherent prejudice against our client and wanting to save the child. It is an uphill battle from the start.
Q: Hey, are you really a lawyer? Can I ask you a couple of questions?
How many times have we been approached by someone with those questions? Is this person now a client or just a minor irritation? Do we have ethical obligations in that situation? What are they?
Safe Weaving Is No Basis for a Stop
Those familiar with criminal defense in the state of Texas have likely encountered the issue of weaving within the lane as a basis for a police stop.
- President's Message: DNA Mixture Issue Update - By John A. Convery
- Executive Director's Perspective: Board Report - By Joseph A. Martinez
- Editor's Comment: Numbers That Count - By Sarah Roland
- Off the Back: How to Subpoena an Out-of-State Witness - By Stephen Gustitis
- Federal Corner: Cell-Site Simulators and the Fourth Amendment - By F. R. Buck Files Jr.
- Said & Done