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April 2019 Archives

What are the elements of first-degree murder?

Being accused of murder involves severe allegations and could result in a defendant enduring harsh penalties for the rest of or a large portion of life. It is important to take these charges seriously by not only understanding the charges, but also the defense options available to the defendants.

Asserting a defense against murder charges

There are very few things that are more serious than being accused of murder. These allegations alone have enough power to tarnish a person's reputation permanently. No matter the situation or criminal past of the accused, it is vital to take these accusations seriously by asserting a timely and aggressive defense.

College admissions fraud still under investigation

As the school year comes to an end, your thoughts may be turning to preparing your child for college. Whether a university has already accepted your child or you are spending the summer helping with applications and essays, you may have high hopes for your teenager. This includes getting him or her into a quality college that will provide impressive credentials for your child's future.

Penalties associated with copyright infringement

Inspiration can come from the work of others. Individuals in Baton Rouge and other cities across the nation may use the works of others to help guide them. Whether it is at the workplace, at home or at school, doing this is almost natural and a rather innocent act. However, when a person takes the work of another and reproduces it, this could present major issues. In fact, when the work of another is copyrighted and it is reproduced, this is considered copyright infringement.

Louisiana correctional officer arrested for various drug crimes

Criminal charges can stem from a wide array of situations. For example, an unsuspecting employee could be subject to a search. Whether the search was random or based on suspicions, this search could result in the discovery of something, such as drugs, that could result in criminal charges. When an individual is accused of drug crimes, it is important to fully understand the situation and what processes were followed to result in these charges. This information could help the accused with his or her defense.

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